Strategic change-readiness for organisations
IES Perspectives on HR 2017
How can organisations prepare for change and how are some organisations able to adapt and operate reliably in the face of uncertainty? This is a question at the heart of Alison Carter's contribution to IES Perspectives on HR 2017, a series of essays produced by IES researchers and associates offering their thoughts on the HR year ahead.
Alison's discussion of what makes a 'change-ready' organisation draws heavily on recent IES research into the use of mindfulness to support strategic change-readiness in organisations. She first identifies the abundance of mindless behaviour in organisations before offering a definition of 'change-readiness' and considering what organisations can do to increase change-readiness.
Alison's essay then offers a model of change-readiness which presents four key contributors to change-readiness, allowing HR specialists and change leaders to think about maximising the benefits from change and minimising the commonly associated problems.
Read the full collection of essays: Darkening skies? IES Perspectives on HR 2017.