Category: Transformation Management
Merriam-Webster defines a champion as someone who fights or speaks publicly in support of a person, belief, cause, etc. Creating champions – people who believe on a very deep and passionate level about the work they’re doing – is not for the faint of heart. If you’re the leader of an organization involved in managing and delivering health care services, why invest in champions?
Managing implementation risks is a tremendous challenge with layers of complexity. As both a project manager and a leader, I have been responsible for overseeing implementations. The experience both exhilarated and frightened me. Discussing implementations brings up some of the scarier professional moments of my career because of the significant risk associated with implementations.
Change Strategy Challenges The term “change strategy” may cause groans, frowns, or smiles among organizational leaders and members of their executive team. The responses the term evokes are usually the direct result of the organization’s history of success or failure with implementation of change management initiatives and the level of “buy in” for the planned strategies.