Preparing yourself as a change leader

In this series we’ll be exploring what it takes to be a leader of change: the skills and competencies that you need in your toolbox; the big, and little, things you can do as a leader to drive, implement and deliver change. And starting here, I’ll be sharing my top tips on preparing yourself as a change leader.

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Merging cultures – what do we do when organisations come together?

Organisations come together for a variety of reasons including, joint venture, merger, takeover, or a project with different stakeholder groups. In all of these scenarios we have people joining forces from different starting points, methods and expectations, to work towards an aligned outcome.

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Afiniti win an IoIC Award of Excellence

Afiniti is pleased to announce that we’ve received an Award of Excellence at the Institute of Internal Communications (IoIC) Awards 2018, for the category of Best Change Communication.

 

The award is in recognition of the outstanding change communications work which we completed for client, Roche. Read more

Change Management within an Agile Project Environment

In a previous blog we explored what it means to work with an agile mindset– to be nimble and flexible – ready to pounce on opportunities, or to change course to avoid inevitable problems and unnecessary cost.  Now we’re thinking specifically about Agile Methodology and what that means for the end user of new systems and business processes.

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Interview with Lynn White, Partner & Pharmaceutical Sector Lead, Afiniti

There are exciting times ahead for Afiniti and our pharmaceutical clients as we announce the addition of Lynn White to the team as Partner and Pharmaceutical Sector Lead.

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Integrating Project Management and Change Management

Change is the new norm

The business landscape looks very different now compared to ten years ago. Continued advances in technology and changing consumer demands are bringing major disruption to the way most sectors and industries operate. In addition, there has been a shift in the workforce with an influx of tech-savvy millennials entering the job market with fresh expectations and often disruptive thinking around how things should work. More than ever, business leaders face a constant challenge to sustain and evolve their business to remain relevant, profitable and ahead of the competition. Read more

July Business Change Digest

In this edition:

SPOTLIGHT

Integrating project and change management

AFINITI NEWS

Top 20 Best Performing Learning Provider

AFINITI INSIGHTS

The latest from the Afiniti Insights Blog. Read more

Afiniti ranked in the Top 20 Highest-Performing Learning Providers 2018 by the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI)

Afiniti is proud to feature in the LPI’s new eBook outlining the Top 20 highest-performing learning providers.

Distilled from the thousands of LPI-accredited organisations worldwide, the Top 20 eBook features the cream of the crop, the learning providers who “have a clear roadmap by which to build their capability and adapt their strategy for continual success. They demonstrate a strong customer value proposition and have a corporate culture that instils confidence throughout sales and marketing, to delivery and after-sales support. They are passionate and committed to developing their staff, their products, their market reach, and their performance.” Read more

Culture Change Series #3: How do you go about changing organisational culture?

In previous blogs in our Culture Series we’ve looked at five reasons why organisations should pay more attention to culture during change initiatives, and a ‘four lever’ model by which we can understand and work with culture – suggesting that this may be a more useful approach than seeking a precise definition of organisational culture. In this blog we’ll highlight five lessons we’ve learned about how you can work with these levers to effect a change in culture. You’ll find that reading the previous blogs in the series will help you make sense of this one. Read more

Culture Change Series #2: What is organisational culture, and why does it matter?

In the previous blog in this series we highlighted five reasons why organisations should pay more attention to culture in change initiatives.  But what do we actually mean by culture – or, perhaps more usefully, how can we think about culture in a way that lets us address it?

So, culture – what is it?

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