Employee involvement in change can be messy – but it’s necessary | ON THE MARK
10th April 2017 Admin

Employee involvement in change can be messy – but it’s necessary

We’re proud to be featured in the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) with OTM Founder & Managing Principal Mark LaScola’s take on employee involvement in organizational change.

While it’s hard work to get staff involved in making decisions, the payoff in engagement is well worth it, writes Mark LaScola

There’s a buzzword currently circling the business world: change management. When organizations restructure, implement new technologies or make significant changes, leaders turn to HR or change management professionals for help. ‘Help’ in this situation usually means multiple forms of one-way communication and training. But is that the only way to go?

There is, believe it or not, another approach to consider – one that will have substantially more practical benefit to you, your employees and your organization.

Inviting employees into the change process may be messy, but it’s the best way to ensure a smooth transition. Give teams the opportunity to invest themselves into the organisation’s future, and they’ll be thankful for it.

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