Tips for Transformation

Three Keys to Energizing Top Talent To Lead Change and Innovation

Everett Rogers, a professor of communication studies, popularized the diffusion or adoption theory in his book Diffusion of Innovations; first published in 1962. Rogers explained that diffusion is the process by which an innovation or any significant change is adopted by the participants in a social system or organization. The innovation must be widely adopted […]

Continue Reading

How to Deal With Rumors of Change aka: The Grapevine

How to Deal With Rumors of Change aka: The Grapevine By Bob Moore, CMC How busy is your organization’s grapevine? It is likely to be most active during time of change. A grapevine message can move so quickly that rumors often reach people before the formal announcement does. The usual implication is that the information […]

Continue Reading

The Five Most Common Approaches to Managing Team Members Resistance to Change

Tips for Transforming Knowledge-based Enterprises A Weekly Publication by Bob Moore, CMC, The Chief Optimizer, Effectiveness, Inc. The Five Most Common Approaches to Managing Team Members Resistance to Change As an executive or team leader, your success in implementing change will depend on how effectively you manage or support team members’ reactions and resistance to […]

Continue Reading

The Seven Reasons Team Members React to Change

Tips for Transforming Knowledge-based Enterprises A Weekly Publication by Bob Moore, CMC, The Chief Optimizer, Effectiveness, Inc. The Seven Reasons Team Members React to Change As an executive or team leader, you already know to expect a reaction from team members whenever there is an unplanned change.  In fact, anything people are not accustomed to […]

Continue Reading