Navigating Your Team through Strategic Change

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  • 7 videos | 23m 38s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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Today's business leaders face a dynamic business environment that requires continual transformation of products, processes, and people. As former U.S. Army Chief of Staff Eric Shinseki put it, "If you dislike change, you're going to dislike irrelevance even more." Advances in technology and the evolution of customers' and investors' values drive enterprises toward strategic change in order to remain relevant and profitable. Because the success of strategic change management largely depends on the behavior of the people within an organization, team leaders play a critical role. In this course, you will discover effective strategies for communicating about change with your team. You will learn how to adjust your team's activities to achieve broad company-wide goals for change. Organizational change is difficult, both to initiate and to maintain. This course will help you to overcome obstacles, including various types of employee resistance to change. You'll learn tools for sustaining change. Throughout, the emphasis is on honest, targeted communication, dialogue, and listening.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Identify practical steps for implementing a change program with your team
    Identify effective responses to employee attitudes and traits that hinder change
    Recognize appropriate responses to internal and external barriers to strategic change
  • Identify the features of an effective change communication plan for your team
    Recognize leadership practices that foster ongoing commitment to a program of change
    Reflect on what you've learned

IN THIS COURSE

  • 54s
    Successful organizational change depends on people, and so team leaders play a critical role in its successful implementation. In this video, you will be introduced to the key concepts that will be covered in this course. FREE ACCESS
  • 4m 28s
    When navigating a team through strategic change, a leader must discern how the team is directly affected and how it must respond. In this video, you'll explore practical steps for implementing a change program with your team. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Responding to Employee Attitudes that Hinder Change
    4m 5s
    People often view change with suspicion or resentment. As a leader implementing strategic change, you should expect some push-back from colleagues and employees. In this video, you will learn about effective responses to employee attitudes and traits that hinder change. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Steering around Organizational Obstacles to Change
    4m 14s
    While change can be difficult, it’s also necessary. Successful businesses must continually adapt to meet new challenges and opportunities. In this video, you'll learn about appropriate responses to internal and external barriers to strategic change. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Devising an Effective Change Communication Plan
    4m 28s
    For employees to execute a program of strategic change, instructions aren't enough. They need to understand and embrace the program’s purpose. In this video, you'll learn to identify the features of an effective change communication plan for your team. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Adapting Your Change Plan for Sustainability
    4m 13s
    The key to sustaining change is monitoring the transition so you can make needed adjustments to the plan while continuing toward successful implementation. In this video, you'll learn about leadership practices that foster ongoing commitment to a program of change. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Let's Review
    1m 17s
    A change leader must overcome obstacles and guide their team through successful transformation. This video summarizes the key concepts covered in the course Navigating Your Team through Strategic Change. FREE ACCESS

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