Allies and Enemies

Change management is tough work. Change managers are making decisions that impact the organization, their employees, and their customers. In most organizations you will often find complicated networks of silos and stakeholders, which can make change management even more difficult. When it comes to making change, it is important to know what forces are driving towards change and which are resisting change. This…

Change Management Diagnostic

Change management requires a balance between the phases of the actual change management process and the change process for employees. When changes are being rapidly implemented it is important to ensure that employees are staying in tune with those changes. Often we see organizations that have moved through the change management process without due consideration…

Goals by Objectives

Setting goals that appear to be unreachable or overly difficult can often be simplified by breaking a large goal into a series of checkpoints, each with their own independent objectives. Each of the goals on the way to the big goal is more realistic while taking steps towards that big end goal. This template allows you…

Process Improvement Framework

Process improvement is one of the most important aspects of obtaining and maintaining competitive advantage. This template is an excellent tool for breaking down a process into steps, determining if those steps can be improved and by how much, and determining how the improvement will be made. Users can go into more detail about the…

Stakeholder Analysis

Stakeholder Analysis is a method by which you determine what parties and individuals will be affected by a decision, change, or policy. The simplest way to do this is on a grid where you can place the various stakeholders by their power and by their interest in the subject at hand. This template allows you…

Change Management Matrix

Assessing the risks of change before you undergo an initiative is valuable when it comes to developing change management programs. This tool which utilizes the size of the change alongside of the changeability of the organization, is a way to map out and understand the risks involved for the change as a whole. This template…

Organizational Goal Setting

Setting goals for an organization is to set goals for various divisions and groups of that organization. Each will contribute their own efforts towards the overall organizational goals. This template allows you to set goals for individual parts of an organization. If you are a CEO it might be for the various divisions, if you…

News and Events Board

Providing information such as news and events is an integral part of management. It keeps employees aware and engaged. This template is a simple message board where you can post news and events to share with employees. Since they will always access the same dynamic model, you can leave a list of the most important…

Scenario Analysis Model

Scenario Analysis is a method by which an organization analyzes possible scenarios, and the effect those scenarios would have on the organization. This template is a simple way to get started on that process. It allows you to brainstorm three scenarios, how each of those scenarios would affect the future, whether the scenario presents an…

Change VS Status Quo

When determining whether something is going to be changed, it is important to not only measure the advantages of the change to be made, but also the advantages of retaining the status quo. Many times making change for the sake of change alone, is not more beneficial than keeping the status quo. This template allows…