Surviving and Creating Change

The necessity of rapid change is the topic number one nowadays. This regards on the one hand organizational change that we need to create and promote in order to stay in business, to respond to market pressures, and to be innovative. On the other hand this respects change that we face as organizations and individuals.

During this workshop I want to provide answers –using both theory and practice– to the following questions:

  • What’s happening with affected persons during a change?
  • According to complexity theory there is no resistance to change. So why is change still hard and how can we introduce change smoothly?
  • What is fundamental to every change?
  • What needs to be considered for implementing change successfully?

In order to answer these questions we will make use from the insights from different change models.

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Outline/structure of the Session

  1. Welcome, set the stage - individual and common goals (5min)
  2. Defining the context (5min)
  3. Understanding participants' challenges and decide in groups on the top ones (10min)
  4. Understanding change and what kind of change applies to top challenges (15min)
  5. Patterns for change (15min)
  6. Which patterns might support top challenges and how? What are the risks and consequences? (10min)
  7. Methods and tools for change (15min)
  8. Applicability in own environment (10min)
  9. Debrief and Wrap-Up (5min)

Learning Outcome

  • Learn about different change models and how to use them
  • Understand what is happening with involved people, especially when it seems they resist and learn how to deal with this
  • Understand core concepts of Human Systems Dynamics
  • Apply the learnings on your own issues

Target Audience

Product Owner, Scrum Master, Project Manager, Coaches, Consultants, Change Agents

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