CONVERSATIONS OF CHANGE

By Dr Jen Frahm

A Guide to Implementing Workplace Change. 

Managing change in a workplace can be a difficult process. Your focus should be on the opportunity it presents, not the problem that's been created. 

Conversations of Change is a practical guide that navigates experienced and inexperienced managers alike through the process of identifying, creating and measuring real and effective change. 

WHAT WILL THIS BOOK TEACH YOU

Conversations of Change is a no nonsense, practical guide for change.  

Palette

SHAPING UP

Strip away the jargon, work out the decisions you need to make.

Monitor

MOVING FORWARD

Cover the 5 pillars of change success and get moving.

Gear

CHECK THE PERIPHERALS

The things you should be aware of and those you can ignore.

Pen and paper

FEATURES: 42 CONVERSATION STARTERS

Build your confidence and your team's change capability.

"I wish I had read this a few years ago, hands down the most sensible and valuable read on workplace change. Strips away the fluff, simplifies the complex and just gets down to business." 

Simon Hunter, GM Comms, CSIRO  

A little bit about Dr Jen Frahm

A high impact change management practitioner, communications professional and executive coach, Jen's work with the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Victoria Chapter, the Organisational Change Management Practitioners Group and the Change Management Professionals has placed her at the forefront of world developments in change management and communication. 

She is a recognised global thought leader and speaker, with a popular blog and podcasting series (Conversations of Change).  

A Word From Dr Jen Frahm

"Managing change in the workplace can be a tricky business. Some see it as an opportunity. Others may experience loss, fear and anxiety. We get that. It is never a one-way, same-way experience."

DO YOU HAVE A COLLEAGUE WHO NEEDS HELP?

Sometimes, those who need advice the most are the least aware of the need for it. 

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A GLIMPSE OF WHAT'S POSSIBLE

"Of course, Joanne, I'm excited about the opportunity, I believe I can make quite the difference."

Sitting at your desk now, those words are coming back to haunt you. Only six hours ago, you confidently told your manager you were certain of delivering the biggest workplace change of your career. And now you have no idea where to start. Well, that's to say, you have an idea of what needs to happen and your manager had provided some direction on that - ultimately, she wants to see a 25% reduction in operating costs. You can see some opportunities for improvement and have some good ideas on what to change. 

But how? How to make this change happen? What if your employees don't like it and won't make the changes? What if other managers are resentful and try to sabotage? What if the customers and suppliers become nervous of the changes? Knowing what to do is very different from knowing how to do it. Welcome to the world of organizational change management.

So, you sit down and fire up Google. Keyword by keyword you get further confused. The results seem to contradict each other and throw up more jargon by the minute. Apparently 70% of changes fail. It appears that people's default is to resist change. 

There seems to be 100 different methodologies on how to implement change. How the hell do you navigate this stuff and not screw it up? Have you just accepted a career limiting "opportunity"? You're thinking back to past experiences and can remember initiatives where there was little change management. There were signs...

 

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