The change management process has many layers involved in driving transitional periods for organizations. In practice, it relies on models from organization design, systems thinking, psychology, and much more. There are two major kinds of organizational change; change that is planned and pushed for growth or improvements, and change by circumstance. Each situation applies to individuals and larger enterprises.
Mark Hughes, journalist and author of The Tools and Techniques of Change Management, says that “the classification of change management tools and techniques deepens understanding, enables more rigorous scrutiny of claims made for their efficacy, and forms the basis for change managers to make informed choices.”
While a business can adopt a variety of models based on their organizational needs, it’s important to know the change management tools and techniques that help drive change. This article will help uncover some of the general steps and tools needed to help businesses plan and develop for change.