A deliberate approach for transitioning individuals or organizations from one state to another in order to manage and monitor the change. Change management can be conducted on a continuous basis, on a regular schedule (such as an annual review), or when deemed necessary on a program-by-program basis.
The change management process links strategy with execution, and deployment with operation and the ultimate realisation of the expected benefits.
Organizational change management is the process of reconstructing or realizing a new approach to organizational structure. It is important to find the human side to effect change, making people feel recognized and considered in the process of change is key to ensuring meaningful and lasting results.
In preparing for change, managing change and reiforcing change, it is imperative to listen and take on the feedback of employees when looking to successfully effect change.