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7/17/2013: Leading Organizational Change
July 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
In a rapidly changing world, every leader needs to understand how to effectively guide organizational change. Change may be necessary for many reasons, such as meeting new customer demands; implementing a strategic plan; upgrading technology systems; or coping with challenges. Leaders often wonder how to promote buy-in and engagement during what is sometimes a difficult process. This webinar for staff and board members will focus on: principles of change; understanding how people react to change; common mistakes and how to avoid them; working with resistance; and maintaining open communication. You will learn practical tips and be introduced to resources for further learning.
- Understanding why change is often more difficult than expected.
- A three-stage model of change and what to do at each stage.
- Constructive ways to respond to resistance to change.
- Useful tips, tools, and resources.
|Bob Greene has over 16 years experience serving as a trusted “thinking partner” who helps organizational leaders reframe issues and identify solutions. He works with emerging and established leaders to identify how to lead change; foster a team-oriented culture; address organizational causes of conflict; and develop their self-awareness, cultural competence, and effectiveness. With warmth and humor, Bob asks pertinent and provocative questions that help surface assumptions, clarify values, and identify concrete action steps.|
Bob has worked with large and small clients locally and nationally in the nonprofit, government, and private sectors. He created the Nonprofit Leadership Institute at Montgomery College (Maryland) and served on the selection committee of the Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. Bob has published articles and presented workshops on nonprofit issues, diversity and inclusion, organization development, and other topics.