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Business Change Management

  1. 1. Change ManagementWith the recession holding strong and the economy showing a slow recovery, businesses just cannotafford to lose customers. Large corporations have regular customers and large transactions areinvolved, losing these customers and trying to find new ones is similar to reconstructing thebusiness; it requires both time and money to do so. This is why large businesses just cannot take therisk of cutting down quality to reduce prices. So what are they supposed to do if they are to copewith the economy? Unfortunately, the demands of customers change from time to time andproducts need to be updated accordingly. This is where most of the operating cost lies. To deal withthese demands, businesses turn to business change management. Effective use of this technique cangenerate large profits and repetitive and satisfied customers.As the leading figure, you will always need to have employee agreement on decisions. Sometimesthere will be disagreement, but you will assure them that they are with you, in these changing times,as a team. For this you need to keep in contact with the employees, this may requireimplementation of an effective communication system. The employees need to be up to date withevery situation in the company so that they can set their activities as per the new directive.You will need to create targets, both short and long term. The short term targets would show theemployees how the change is benefiting the organization and the long term goals would createprofit for the company. All this seems like a lot of work, but keeping in mind the benefits and theeconomy it would be wiser to go with business change management. Of course, many people fearchange and they believe that they might go wrong at some stage. These people need not worry; theycan just hire change management consultants to assist them.Change management consultants charge a fee and regular visits would mean a burden on thecompany, but this is not the case. A consultant does not need to be called in every time you need tomake a change or reach a decision. The consultant would work with you and the companyemployees to bring change in the company. Some additional equipment might be bought in by theseconsultants, but the initial costs will definitely be outweighed by the benefits.For more information