We have often heard phrases like, ‘Change is inevitable’ or ‘Change is the only constant’. Despite knowing the obvious, why are we always baffled at the slightest confrontation by change? The answer is because it is not changed in itself that bothers us but the unexpected occurrence of events that leaves us perplexed.
A change can be as diminutive as at an individual level like a setback in one’s personal life or a change in the personal equation of colleagues or as drastic as at an organizational level where there could be a change in the
Organizations in today’s world face some bewildering challenges & are changing radically in order to keep up with the pressures of globalization of the world economy. However, the change introduced at an organizational level cannot be a success until it is not accepted at the individual level. Being flexible to adapt to change is the only mantra for the survival of the fittest in this corporate jungle for both, the organization as well as the individual. Paying attention to the acceptance of the change by individuals & teams is the key to a successful organizational change.
The acceptance of change becomes easier when there is a constant flow of accurate information at every level in the organization leading to a smooth transition wherein the mind has had an amply amount of time to condition itself to the new situation rather than being thrown in into it all of a sudden.
Change Management catalysts like a good HR consultant with a dynamic approach, strong leadership, choosing the right person to announce the change, the mode of communication used to announce the change, trainings & a customizable and flexible total HR Solutions like ubiHRM can help individuals make sense of the change and thereby leading to accepting it.