The smooth and rapid transition of a strategic restructuring that combined several business divisions and created common services to better position the company for future growth. The objectives were to help reduce internal resistance to the change while also minimizing work disruptions and maintaining productivity during the reorganization.
Consulted with the executive team in the planning phase on change management process and the potential risks and triggers for resistance. This work aligned the leadership team and enabled them to execute an effective change strategy and implementation framework. Facilitated the development of a communication plan that clearly articulated the CEO’s vision and reasoning for the change which helped significantly with employee buy-in and support. Client was able to set realistic goals and expectations which helped minimize distractions and focused the organization. Employee response was positive overall with many communicating their appreciation for not only what was changing but more importantly how the change was handled.
“Deb’s clearly articulated change management strategy and structured communication model proved invaluable as I navigated a complex corporate restructuring. Her coaching and facilitation skills contributed to an outcome that exceeded my high expectations.”