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No change can take place without people.
In every strategic change, it’s people that both influence the outcome and respond to the impact. Working in the field of people focussed consulting, we have found human factors are at the core of and contribute heavily to risks on change initiatives. These risks are related to how well people adopt and adapt to target environments. We are able to see a direct correlation between successful organizational change management efforts and realization of desired benefits, and the reverse where lack of attention to people factors leads to falling short of objectives.
It is therefore critical that we pay a great deal of attention to anticipating and mitigating risk related to people. If these risks are not managed well they can make the difference between success and failure.
When it comes to people, even though most organizations understand the importance of this effort, they fall short in executing sound risk management. In order to explore why that is, let’s examine some common risks:
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