Category: Change Management

4 Reasons Why You Should Carry Out Your Personnel Development Measures Now! And How to Do It.

The effects of the coronavirus affected Germany in a way nobody could expect or could be prepared for. The emerging reduction of human interaction was not the only economic consequence for companies, it also affected working time reduction, loss of labor, and production through the loss of clients – and it was also sensible in the internal processes and the interaction between people. Big companies have reacted quickly to the virus by reducing contact as much as possible and following the required government guidelines by implementing prohibitions. Continue reading 4 Reasons Why You Should Carry Out Your Personnel Development Measures Now! And How to Do It.

How to manage change in times of digitalisation

Digitalisation influences the working world today more than ever before. New company structures and services emerge, processes need to be re-thought. Change management plays a decisive role in shaping processes of change.

Implementing change processes in this digital age is especially dependant on the following two factors:

  • A functioning company culture that enables an agile approach on constantly variable change.
  • A strong management level, that lives and drives the concepts of transformation as an example.

Especially management needs to recognise, communicate and set tangible focus on the challenges that occur due to digitalisation. Companies need to become aware that digitalisation is now a normality in company strategy, organisation and culture. Without cultural change there is no digital transformation. And only people, who are concerned with their own thinking patterns and culture, can facilitate others in their behavioural- and thinking patterns, in order to promote successful transformation.

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Digitalization & Industry 4.0

June 07, 2017 | Taicang
Business Talk Digital Transformation & Industry 4.0

Recognizing opportunities and successfully overcoming challenges

Dear Reader,
nowadays, all over the global business world keywords referring to change are discussed and related “magic recipes“ are published. The so-called “Industry 4.0“ is all about: Digitalization, Transformation, VUCA, Globalization, Agile Leadership, Agile Teams, Scrum and Innovation. We will put these keywords under scrutiny and clarify how the development can be mastered successfully.

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Webinar – Developing Cross-Cultural Awareness

Dear Reader,

what is culture and what are its various aspects? Find out the answer to that and many more questions in our new webinar held by Somya Dwivedi-Burks. In our digital connected world where the lines of virtual and real are converging, the need to recognize cultural differences in human interactions is even more important than before. Learn about what culture means, the various factors that influence it, how bias impacts our communication and many other necessary aspects to improve your communication in a cross-cultural scenario. Continue reading Webinar – Developing Cross-Cultural Awareness

Progress through Change Management initiatives

A Must-Read on Change Management
Resistance vs. Leadership:
Progress through Change Management

Dear Reader,

70% of all change initiatives fail. But resistance turns in your company’s favor once you understand that change is a multi-stage process – not an event.

Therefore, applying effective Change Management on the project from the very beginning is the key to establishing a sense of urgency.

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Machwürth Team International