Change Management is a broad term but basically it is a systematic approach to get optimized according to the current situation and trend. Every organization or person needs to be changed according to the requirement and trend, So changes are to be implemented in a right way. The management process consists of four stages:
- Determining the need for change: With the rapid globalisation and innovation in the technology every organization is updating itself with latest advancement in order to improve its productivity and excel in the market competition with drastic profits. It is highly important to analyze the growing demand for change and the trending culture, at the right time and at the right point. There should not be any delay in the process.
- Prepare And Plan For Change: It’s the duty of leaders of organization and managers to visualize and craft a master plan to implement the change. It’s important to know that how and to what extent the changes need to be implemented.Planning involves forecasting the demands, the risk involved, the competition in the market, infrastructure and technical components and off course the financial aspects.
- Implement The Change: Once the plan has been prepared, its execution needs to be followed at every level of organization. There are some managing principles that has to be adopted for an efficient change implementation:
- establishing a sense of urgency
- creating the guiding coalition
- communicating the vision
- empowering employees for broad based action
- Generating short term wins
- Anchor new approaches in the culture
- Sustain The Change: It is easy to implement the changes but hard to sustain it for a longer term, because the need for improvement and change is unstoppable thus sustaining the change is quite difficult.
Change Management depends upon many factors for every level of organization, some of them are listed below:
- Management consultants defines the measurable stakeholders aim and creates a business cases for the company’s achievement
- Complete Motoring And visualization of all associated risks, dependencies, costs, return on investment, dis benefits and cultural issues.
- Effective vertical and horizontal communication, between stakeholders and employees.
- Effective training for the employees regarding the occurring change in the process, ensuring better facilities and skill development
- Providing personal counselling to the workers and right incentives at regular intervals
- Efficient collaboration between the technological components and human resource
So all these are an important factor on which the change management depends to be successful
Thus Change Management is a huge task that must be processed in a structured way with a flexibility in each level of organization.