Change Management

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  • Amazon - Whole Foods Merger: What Are the Conflicts?
    Whole Foods is known as an upscale, higher end (i.e. more expensive) provider of groceries, whereas Amazon is the ultimate efficient provider (i.e. less expensive) of nearly any retail consumer product. Will the cultures behind these two forces collide or will they blend and create more value?
  • Amazon - Whole Foods Merger: Whole Foods Stores as Delivery Points
    One facet of the Amazon – Whole Foods merger is that Amazon is acquiring a large number of ideal delivery points. This article discusses these delivery points as a potential asset, as well as how this asset fits into the full asset mix that Whole Foods provides.
  • Amazon - Whole Foods Merger: Whole Foods Stores as Data Points
    This article looks at a potentially very valuable asset of Whole Foods – the stores as data points. How Amazon might leverage the data, whether this data might be more valuable combined with Amazon’s existing data assets and what addition benefits might result from this merger.
  • Amazon - Whole Foods Merger: What Disruptive Strategic Projects Result?
    The grocery industry has experienced intense change and competition in recent years, but has hit a tipping point with the disruptive merger of Amazon and Whole Foods Markets. This article focuses on the projects to be initiated by the merger.
  • Dealing With Demanding Clients
    We've all dealt with demanding clients who constantly request changes, are never satisfied with the work, or want everything yesterday. Read more to learn how to say no without losing your client or reputation by regaining control of the situation.
  • ADKAR: A Bottom Up Approach to Implementing Change
    ADKAR is the acronym for Awareness, Desire, Knowledge, Ability, and Reinforcement. It depicts the five stages for an individual to make a successful change. The steps are sequential and cumulative, and an individual has to attain the goals of one stage before moving on to the next stage.
  • Adapting to Changing Requirements
    Have you ever begun a project just to hear your boss say "Wait, can we actually make the program do this?" If you've ever dealt with this situation, this article is a must-read. Learn how to adapt to changing project requirements.
  • A Look at the Components of Leavitt's Diamond
    Leavitt offered a new approach to looking at organizations, in which every organization consists of four interactive components. This approach is now widely used for making organizational change more effective. Keep reading to learn more about these components and their interactive behavior.
  • Dealing With Change: Have You Planned for These Common Obstacles?
    Projects change and with those changes you need some controls. Along with those controls you also need to be able to recognize the depth and complexity of the change. Too often leaders, organizations and stakeholders miss the important elements, causing planned or expected changes to go awry.
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