Originally posted in 2015 and a firm favourite amongst our readers, this article has recently been updated.
There are many contributing factors which determine project success, but in large programmes an easily-followed, robustly-integrated planning process is a must.
For the second year in a row, Afiniti has been ranked among the very best, in the FT’s annual report which focusses on the UK’s top Management Consultants.
Published by the Financial Times, in partnership with Statista, the report is the result of painstaking analysis of nearly 5000 management consultancies across the UK.
In the first blog in this series, fellow Afiniti partner, Lynn White, talked about the challenges of being a change leader and how to prepare for those challenges before being able to help others. In working with leaders of change in a range of sectors and change contexts, I have seen all manner of styles in action. Here I reflect on what I think makes an effective change leader and the difference that effective change leadership can make to business.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
Using our creativity and innovative approach to delivering change, we enable and equip your people to progress through every step of the change journey.
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An update of a post from 2015. It's one of our most popular and great to revisit through the lens of 2019.
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