Managing Business Transformation: A Practical Guide

  • 1h 36m
  • Melanie Franklin
  • IT Governance
  • 2011

Change is vital to retain your competitive edge. Learn how to manage it for maximum effect! Change can bring improved efficiency, increased productivity and greater profitability. An effective manager knows how to identify and implement improvements. But how do you identify the changes that will benefit your business, and how do you implement them? Step by step In Managing Business Transformation: A Practical Guide, Melanie Franklin will guide you through all the stages of change management. Using real-life examples, up-to-date information and clear diagrams, this practical handbook will equip you to be an agent of change, whatever your role. This book will enable you to:

  • Understand change how to define clear goals and quantify the benefits.
  • Plan and prepare for change how to create a change plan, communicate it and manage the impact of change.
  • Implement change how to build an effective change team and obtain the buy-in of your staff.
  • Embed the change how to return to the new business as usual.
  • Communication is key Your stakeholders are a vital asset, and communicating changes to them in a way that will retain their loyalty and commitment is crucial.

This book will show you how to do this, recognizing that some embrace change more readily than others, and will provide strategies for dealing with resistance to change. You will also understand the differences between change management and project management, the relationship between them and how to make them work for you.

About the Author

Melanie Franklin has an extensive track record in the realisation of business change programmes within the public and private sectors. She is the founder and Chief Executive of Maven Training and balances her company responsibilities with her interest in helping organisations to make changes that deliver their strategic objectives. Before setting up Maven Training, Melanie enjoyed a successful career in the international financial services and software development industries. She is energetic and enthusiastic, passionate about her job and excited by the opportunities it gives her to meet new people and to hear about new business ideas.

In this Book

  • Managing Business Transformation—A Practical Guide
  • Introduction
  • Understanding the Change
  • Planning and Preparing For Change
  • Implementing the Change
  • Embedding the Change
  • Aligning Project Management and Change Management
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • ITG Resources