Change is inevitable. Climate change, economic change, political change, changes to the current business environment. Change management is a methodology that helps ease any organisational transitions.
These changes may affect your organisation – their consequences may be positive or negative. will be partially due to how well your team-mates manage the change process. Only if you manage the change process well, then it will be more beneficial and progressive. You will make significant improvements and thus secure your future. Change Management helps employees to understand, commit to, accept to and embrace changes in their current business environment.
Why Change Management Is Important?
Change can occur in many ways such as strategic, leadership, or technological changes. In recent years change management plays an important role in companies during the implementation of new technology. Many people panic that technology develops, it will accommodate the workplace. This often causes while implementing the new technology. By helping employees that is to make better understand will leads to be more open-minded and open to change. Change Management helps the employees to ease this tension and create a smooth manner.
Change Management is a formal way to communicate with employees. It explains to them why change is happening, what it will look like for employees and how it will make benefits them in the end. Keeping employees more engaged and shorten the time, the transition can happen more quickly and save your organizations.
How can we use change to our advantage?
Thinking about the advantages of a change management system is a really useful process. For example, select one of the benefits such as “ reduced resistance to change”. And plan how to manage this.
- Change is a managed process. The benefits of the change are known before implementing and serve as motivators.
- The organization can respond faster for the customer demands
- It helps to align the existing resources within an organization
- Employee performance will increase tremendously when staff feel supported and understand exactly what changes happened.
- Increased customer service and effective service to clients from knowledgeable and well-trained employees.
- It helps to plan efficient communication strategies.
- Improves productivity and quality of work
- Change Management emphasises positive opportunities in the change process
Change is being driven by exterior circumstances that are always in a state of flux. Outside the organisation there are always economic, political, technological, organisational and social changes is happening. These changes require an adaptive response inside your organisation. There are two types of change:
1. Change that is driven by yourself. You are acting as per your own decisions.
2. Change that is NOT driven by yourself. You are acting as per others decisions.
Change that is not driven by yourself is said to be a negative change.
Negative change means you have lost the initiative that is You are acting as per someone else’s plan chart. A change which is being imposed from the outsiders is the negative change, people tend to react pessimistically. This “enforced change” generates feelings of upset, worries, panic and non-cooperation.
A positive change is a change that is within your control. If you are acting as per your own initiative, that change is a positive improvement. People tend to react more willingly and positively.
This “self-motivated change” is seen as an optimistic factor that creates enthusiasm, motivation and with a greater sense of cooperation. Your goal is to make optimistic changes in your internal organisation.