Comments are closed. Staff involvement is vital to get changes workingOn 28 Oct 2003 in Personnel Today Seventy-five per cent of organisational change efforts fail because of lackof employee commitment, according to a leading business school. However, it is claimed that sustainable high performance can come from justsix key elements. The potential barriers to change include change-weariness,lack of leadership and support, poor communications, a legacy of failure,short-termism, poor implementation and inappropriate skill levels. Yet all thiscan be overcome if organisations followed six simple steps, according tobusiness school, Roffey Park. At the conference, Roffey’s head of research, Linda Holbeche, launched asix-piece model for sustainable high performance, which she said identifies thekey factors that can enable more people, more often, to perform at high levels.The High Performance Organisation Checklist: – engendering employee ownership and commitment – creating a knowledge-rich context for innovation – working across geographic and mindset boundaries – unleashing employee potential – responding to workers’ needs for work-life balance, development and careergrowth – building trust and ‘walking the talk’. “Regardless of whether the change [in an organisation] is a majorrestructuring, the integration of a merger or acquisition, or the replacementof personnel, managers need to understand the different interests involved andovercome resistance,” said Holbeche. www.roffeypark.com Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos.