Now let’s talk about Company #2 They perceive changes as:
• A big scary problem. (Consultants, studies, and over planning.)
• A creator of chaos, fear and, uncertainty.
This company has soured their culture, scared their team with worry and chaos, and telegraphed to the world that required adjustments are terrifying. The results? Productivity is down, profits are down and the work environment is toxic.
Change Management is Part of Business
Managing change is part of business. If you want to remain relevant, meaningful and profitable, you need to adapt. If you view change as an opportunity for growth, you are setting yourself up for success. And that opportunity will also bring bigger profits and better employee morale. Conversely, if you focus on the chaos and fear that change often brings, you give those negative feelings a voice in your culture.