Building Organisational Change Management Capability

Today, I’m posting the results of a productive discussion held this week with the Canberra Community of Practice OCM, of which I am a member. We discussed what advice we would give someone to build his/her own organisational change management capability.

I’ve structured our advice in five groups:

– About You
– About Change Management
– About Your Organisation
– About Your Managers
– About Your Work
– About Failing

Please let us know what you think in the comments! 

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Setting up a Change Management Office

Change Management Offices, or CMOs, are becoming increasingly popular, alongside the growth of the PMO or Project/Program Management Office. Is a CMO something you’re currently implementing? Or perhaps you wish your organisation would implement one?

A CMO can be a terrific way to centralise change management efforts in your organisation. It can further legitimise change activities, ensure consistent approaches to change, communications and training, and manage resources effectively across changing priorities. It can manage organisational change reporting and ensure the focus is appropriate to the executive audience and other stakeholders.

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