Combining agile project management methodologies and a practical life cycle approach, "Agile Change Management" offers pioneering tools and techniques to ensure change projects or strategies are delivered successfully and that benefits are realized earlier on in the process.
With concrete tools and best practice advice, "Agile Change Management" shows how to build trust, influence and motivate others as well as develop plans for implementing structural and behavioral change incrementally to ensure that the overall strategic goals are met and sustained beyond the change program. It explains the context of change in both large scale transformational programs and micro-level business projects and identifies who should be involved at each stage in the life cycle and the tasks that need completing. It also provides benefit management techniques to help identify business benefits and encourages developing commercial understanding and the need for change.
Along with practical toolkit of materials available both online and in the book, "Agile Change Management" is essential reading for anyone who wants to develop the competencies of an effective change manager working in any project or program.
Helps readers create a tangible plan for managing change in their organization, for both large scale transformations and micro-level business change projects Uses the core concepts of agile methodologies to ensure that your change is lean, flexible and that benefits are realized early on in the process Provides established best practice advice on how to build strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders
Agile Change Management combines agile methodologies to help you realise benefits early on in the process, deliver long term, sustainable change and develop the skills of an effective change manager.
Melanie Franklin is a highly respected thought leader in change management with an impressive track record in the successful realization of business change programmes across public and private sector organizations. She is the Director of Agile Change Management Ltd. and Co-Chair of Change Management Institute UK. An impressive array of clients have benefited from her unique insights into change, including GSK, HSBC, United Nations and International Red Cross. She is the author of several publications and a regular keynote speaker at various conferences worldwide.
"Changes in one's competitive environment usually require changes within one's organization. Hence the importance of developing a rapid-response mindset, one that can accommodate both potential threats and possible opportunities in a timely manner. This book will be of most immediate value to those now preparing for a career in business or have only recently embarked on one. Also, for middle managers with supervisory responsibilities who need to fill knowledge gaps and sharpen basis skills."--Robert Morris "Top Amazon Reviewer " " Provides the tools and processes to take a more iterative approach to developing and implementing smaller changes which will drive the business in the new direction."--Faith Forster "Social Wrks " "[P]rovides the tools and processes to take a more iterative approach to developing and implementing smaller changes which will drive the business in the new direction."--Faith Forster "Social Wrks "