Downsizing is an unfortunate but effective tool for helping a hurting business. However, the workforce will respond negatively and tempers will run high. Use our guide of collected tips and strategies for managing your workforce during a downsizing to prevent those emotions from getting in the way.
New to the wild and wooly world of human resources management? Think you know what the boss is looking for? Wondering if you are deciphering the worker’s cryptic note correctly? Test your knowledge and learn a few HR terms in the process.
There are several reasons you may have to reorganize the operations and other structures of the organization. Restructuring a company can improve efficiency, keep technology up to date, or implement strategic or governance changes made by, or mandated to, company owners.
What is downsizing and when should it be used? The most effective downsizing methods are discovered when employers research the needs of the company and place them over profit.
No business can continue to function in the same way forever. With changing times and changing business conditions, restructuring is one of the options for a business to stay on track. Here’s a quick look at how businesses have used restructuring to come out of difficult situations.
What makes a good leader? Should prominence or charisma be the initial criteria? Take a different point of view by considering the ethics of leadership as it affects organizational innovation and change; assess its impact by determining who received the value created and who was excluded.
Change resistance is a natural human tendency, for change involves altering the accustomed-to status quo. Human resource managers and business owners looking to drive the organization to new heights need to forge strategies and make a concentrated effort to overcome employees stonewalling change.
Leadership theories and organizational change strategies enable leaders to improve processes and profitability. Managers lead by establishing standards and setting a good example. They communicate a clear vision, set strategic goals and motivate employees to produce quality products and services.
Change is a shift from one state to another. Paradoxically, while change is the opposite of constancy, in today’s fast-paced world the only constant is change. Success requires adapting to change and leveraging the benefits of change. Read on for the benefits of organizational change on employees.
Ever been involved in an organizational change effort which failed? Then you may recognize some of the eight common reasons in this article. Whether you’re a CEO or a change management advisor, you can take this opportunity to learn from others’ mistakes before you embark on your own change program.