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The Pace of Change: Speeding up Success or Failure for Change Management

The Pace of Change: Speeding up Success or Failure for Change Management

Speeding up Success or Failure for Change Management Making change management more efficient is a difficult objective to accomplish, but through Talent Sphere Mapping, using organizational network analysis it is possible to make it so. Efficiency in affecting change can be a strategic driver for growth from the perspective of increasing success rates of change management projects, and thereby making ... Read More »

Why HR Professionals Need to Pay Attention to Organizational Network Analysis

Why HR Professionals Need to Pay Attention to Organizational Network Analysis

HR Black Box refers to discussions surrounding how human resource professionals should better design and then articulate what happens between HR concepts and actual improvement in company performance. Discussions of the Black Box are prevalent among industry practitioners and change practitioners. Black box discussions conclude that human resource practitioners should constantly be seeking quantitative methods to support qualitative assessment as part ... Read More »

Performance Management: The Social Network Analysis Way

Performance Management: The Social Network Analysis Way

Performance Management: The Social Network Analysis Way As a part of most performance and succession management initiatives taken on by our client, one major challenge is to correctly identify those who arre performing well and those who aren’t. This includes identifying high potentials who, with a little assistance, can be helped into leadership roles and relied upon for directing the ... Read More »

Organizational Development Helped by Organizational Network Analysis

Organizational Development Helped by Organizational Network Analysis

Case Study: How Organizational Network Analysis Helps Organizational Development The usefulness of organizational network analysis within the organizational context goes beyond change management and into even more traditional forms of change management. In one published case study, consultants used an organizational network analysis in combination with a traditional organizational development solution to reduce new packaging designs and implementation effort for a global health ... Read More »

Overcoming Resistance to Change Using Organizational Network Analysis

Overcoming Resistance to Change Using Organizational Network Analysis

Overcoming Resistance to Change Using Organizational Network Analysis A good example of how organizational network analysis (ONA) can break down resistance to change would be Dr. Cross’ example of the M&M business unit of Master Foods Inc. In this case a research and development team came up with an innovative new way of producing M&Ms with customized print and logos. Through the ... Read More »

Using Organizational Network Analysis to Improve Team Dynamics: Sales Team Example

Using Organizational Network Analysis to Improve Team Dynamics: Sales Team Example

Using Organizational Network Analysis to Improve Team Dynamics I like some of Rob Cross’ examples in his book. He tries to bring out the power of applying organizational network analysis in simple ways better than most authors in this topic. In one example, a leader of a growing business unit at one of the world’s largest professional services organizations (he didn’t ... Read More »