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Do's and Don't's of Organizational Transformation
Jamie Allison, from epitome HR, tells HRM TV how organizations can improve how they approach change and transformation.
Video transcript below:
Caitlin Nobes, HRM Online
Caitlin Nobes: How can you transform your organisation to adapt to change and meet business goals? I’m Caitlin Nobes for HRM TV.
The first step in any organisational or culture change is to know what you want to achieve. Be thorough in deciding what goals you want to reach and how you will approach them.
Jamie Allison, Epitome HR
Jamie Allison: And I think the organisations that do it really well don’t just jump automatically into okay we are going to transform or we are going to do a bunch of change. Instead look at it a little more methodically and the way I like to do it is look at, get a group the other end and kind to see where are we today and then map out what’s our ideal state. What do we want to look like by the time we have done the change. You have to think of it in a business strategy kind of way and so a lot of organisations now are looking at, you know what is that ideal state and then you map that into an action plan and I think a lot of organisations will make that a little too beefy and instead it’s you know what are the main things we really have to do in order to transform our service to the organisation and ultimately the organisation.
Caitlin Nobes: Once you have your vision, it’s time to assemble your team and communicate with key stakeholders. Who needs to be involved and informed about the change and how will they be affected? The most important thing in any change process is communicating with employees, then the clients and other stakeholders.
James Allison: Nobody likes things done to them, they like to be involved and I think one of the main things that is a problem is where people just automatically think that, you know I am going to change this what we are going to do and that will work and it will fail almost every time if you do it that way. The other one is not communicating and they are connected but really it’s not making sure that people understand that they get ongoing communication because it usually takes about 11 times to hear something from an employee standpoint for them really to get it and so you have to make sure that even though you know where we are going, it’s going to take you a while to get everybody on board with where you are going.
Caitlin Nobes: Be prepared to adapt quickly if need be, but align your change with business strategies, so you are not just changing for the sake of it. I’m Caitlin Nobes, thanks for watching HRM TV.
HR leader Carolyn Clark reveals changing employee trends
An employee survey which has tracked engagement for thirty years has revealed some recent – and very important – changes.
Meet the Expert: Robert Carlyle – Royal Bank of Canada [3/3]
Robert Carlyle, Director of Strategic Workforce Management at RBC, reveals the secret to gaining insights from individual managers that can then enable HR leaders to assess the health of the organization’s workforce and develop strategies around improving it.
Meet the Expert: Robert Carlyle – Royal Bank of Canada [2/3]
How can you create a culture where your employees have a ‘passion for work’? Robert Carlyle, Director of Strategic Workforce Management at RBC, reveals some of his insights in the second part of his Meet the Expert video series.
Meet the Expert: Robert Carlyle – Royal Bank of Canada [1/3]
Is employee engagement equally as important to all types of employees across an organization? Robert Carlyle, Director of Strategic Workforce Management at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) reveals the questions that will help you identify the key points of engagement that matter most to your employees.
Meet the Expert: Michael Bungay Stanier – Senior Partner, Box of Crayons
As a senior HR leader, imagine if you could help your people have more impact without working any harder. Of course, this is easier said than done. Michael Bungay Stanier, author of "Do More Great Work," shows you the difference between good work and great work, and why the distinction is critical.
Meet the Expert: Cheryl Fullerton - Maple Leaf Foods [3/3]
Maple Leaf Foods has demonstrated excellence in using vision to drive engagement. In this final part of her Meet the Expert series, Cheryl Fullerton - VP of Leadership at Maple Leaf Foods discusses the critical points to consider in boosting employee engagement.
Meet the Expert: Cheryl Fullerton - Maple Leaf Foods [2/3]
Employee connections have been one of the drivers of success at Maple Leaf Foods. In this video, Cheryl Fullerton - VP of Leadership at Maple Leaf Foods reveals how their HR department facilitates building relationships among employees.
Meet the Expert: Cheryl Fullerton - Maple Leaf Foods [1/3]
When we think about the evolution of HR, everyone has an opinion on how HR should be conducted in the organization. In addressing the ever-changing role of HR, Cheryl Fullerton - VP of Leadership at Maple Leaf Foods, reveals the questions that any progressive HR leader should be asking themselves in order to stay relevant.
2015 Canadian HR Awards
More than 600 of the industry's leaders gathered at Toronto's Liberty Grand to celebrate their best innovators.