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Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
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Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
Managing Yourself Through Change (beta version)
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Companies and organizations today cannot survive without becoming adept at change. Likewise, today's employees must learn to adapt their attitudes and practices to an ever-changing environment. Since …

Companies and organizations today cannot survive without becoming adept at change. Likewise, today's employees must learn to adapt their attitudes and practices to an ever-changing environment. Since change is an unavoidable fact of life, how well you manage yourself through change can make a world of difference in your future employability.

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  • 1. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 2. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 3. Managing Yourself Through Change Introductory concepts @ OxfordCambridge.Org all for free and free for all. The information gathered here is under KeyPoints format and may be use: - Either to give the reader an overview before deciding for a full scale study of the topic. - Or act as a guide for readers in expanding their knowledge on that given topic. Some recommendations, perhaps: - Identify each KeyPoint on which you feel a need to expand your knowledge, - Choose a good book or two and/or info from the Internet. - And then work towards gaining that knowledge. Please enjoy! Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 4. Aim of publication: To introduce the reader or the learner to dealing more effectively with change in business situations. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 5. Managing Yourself through Change – Summary. ☺ In a world of ever-changing organizations, the one constant is change itself. ☺ Since change is an unavoidable fact of life, how well you manage yourself through change can make a world of difference in your future employability. ☺ Though the task of managing yourself through change may seem daunting at first, when approached with an open mind, it is in fact a unique opportunity to take on new challenges and to learn new skills. ☺ It is important to lay the groundwork necessary for adapting our personal responses to the forces that are currently driving organizational change. ☺ Many of today's organizations are constantly re-engineering themselves, many of the employees within those organizations are trapped by outdated coping and thinking skills. Change efforts of these organizations can frustrate and demean employees. ☺ To successfully cope with this dilemma, you must change your outdated beliefs about the way the world works and learn a new set of skills that will enable you to creatively cope with this new business environment. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 6. Managing Yourself Through Change - Learning Objectives. After developing the KeyPoints outlined in this publication, you should mainly be able to:  identify the ways organizational change affects individuals.  differentiate between learned optimism and learned helplessness.  recognize the benefits of the change cycle.  determine appropriate strategies for challenging fear and anxiety.  identify the methods for preparing for change.  identify the methods for preparing for change.  denote the steps for optimizing the future.  use techniques for challenging current thinking patterns.  identify the steps to prepare for the future.  select the ways of redefining success.  recognize the value of using change strategies at work. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 7. Sections list: ☺ (Section 1) Effects of Organizational Change. ☺ (Section 2) Making Changes. ☺ (Section 3) Paradigm Shift of Change. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 8. (Section 1) Effects of Organizational Change – Summary. ☺ Companies and organizations today cannot survive without becoming adept at change. ☺ All the same, today's employees must learn to adapt their attitudes and practices to an ever-changing environment. ☺ To do that effectively, we must first understand what is driving organizational change. ☺ Then, we must be aware of how various individuals interpret and respond to change. ☺ Next, we'll need to know exactly how the change cycle works. ☺ Think about a specific problem that you've resolved. Chances are, you weren't able to resolve it immediately. ☺ In fact, most problem resolution takes time, and so it is with change. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 9. (Section 1) Effects of Organizational Change – HighPoints.  Forces Driving Organizational Change.  Interpretation of Change.  Responses to Change.  Change Cycle. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 10. (Section 1) HighPoints: Forces Driving Organizational Change. ☺ recognize the value of understanding the impact of forces that drive organizational change. ☺ identify the economic and social forces that drive organizational change. ☺ list the ways economic and social forces affect individuals in the changing workplace. ☺ Single out examples of how organizations can meet the changing expectations of employees. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 11. (Section 1) HighPoints: Interpretation of Change. ☺ recognize the benefits of identifying the impact of change on individuals. ☺ identify the ways organizational change can affect individuals. ☺ differentiate between learned optimism and learned helplessness. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 12. (Section 1) HighPoints: Responses to Change. ☺ evaluate the importance of identifying various responses to change. ☺ discover the categories of individual responses to change. ☺ list examples of behaviors that are manifestations of change resistance. ☺ identify ways to overcome change resistance. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 13. (Section 1) HighPoints: Change Cycle. ☺ recognize the benefits of the change cycle. ☺ identify examples of behaviors associated with the beginning of the change cycle. ☺ identify behaviors and skills associated with the transformation. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 14. (Section 2) Making Changes – Summary. ☺ To become skilled at making changes, you have to give yourself time. ☺ You must do the necessary work to overcome your fears and anxiety, and you must understand your personal coping style. ☺ Then you'll be better able to navigate your way through the stages of change. ☺ The HighPoints and KeyPoints that follow should guide in developing, in doing all the necessary work involved in change and walk through the stages of personal change. ☺ If developed rightly, you'll be equipped to handle the organizational change that comes your way. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 15. (Section 2) Making Changes – HighPoints.  The Overcoming of Fear and Anxiety.  Personal Coping Style.  Initial Stages of Personal Change.  Final Stages of Personal Change. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 16. (Section 2) HighPoints: The Overcoming of Fear and Anxiety. ☺ recognize the importance of helping employees overcome fear and anxiety. ☺ identify the negative responses to fear and anxiety. ☺ determine appropriate strategies for challenging fear and anxiety. ☺ apply techniques for redefining reality. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 17. (Section 2) HighPoints: Personal Coping Style. ☺ recognize the value of identifying personal coping styles. ☺ single out the modes of coping with fear and anxiety. ☺ identify the methods of eliminating unilateral control. ☺ evaluate the ramifications of family-of-origin behavior. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 18. (Section 2) HighPoints: Initial Stages of Personal Change. ☺ recognize the benefits of working through the initial stages of personal change. ☺ identify methods of correcting behaviors associated with precontemplation. ☺ select the methods of working through the contemplation stage. ☺ identify the methods for preparing for change. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 19. (Section 2) HighPoints: Final Stages of Personal Change. ☺ recognize the benefits of working through the final stages of personal change. ☺ identify methods for ensuring that individual actions support change. ☺ list the methods of maintaining change. ☺ recall the lessons learned from relapse. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 20. (Section 3) Paradigm Shift of Change – Summary. ☺ Can you accept challenges to your present perceptions about work and thinking? ☺ Can you accept encouragement for you to redefine your traditionally held beliefs and fosters your ability to achieve fulfillment in both your work and your personal life? ☺ By developing the KeyPoints here and the techniques described, you could enable yourself to make the paradigm shift you need to eliminate your fears about change and get the results you would hope for. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 21. (Section 3) Paradigm Shift of Change – HighPoints  Rethinking Work.  Rethinking Thinking.  Achieving Fulfillment.  Change Strategies for Work.  HighPoint5. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 22. (Section 3) HighPoints: Rethinking Work. ☺ recognize the value of rethinking work. ☺ differentiate between the two approaches to reaching change goals. ☺ select the ways of redefining success. ☺ identify the ways to become a continuous learner. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 23. (Section 3) HighPoints: Rethinking Thinking. ☺ recognize the value of rethinking thinking. ☺ choose the methods of evaluating current thinking. ☺ use techniques for challenging current thinking patterns. ☺ recognize the strategies for avoiding communication pitfalls. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 24. (Section 3) HighPoints: Achieving Fulfillment. ☺ recognize the value of planning for one's future at work. ☺ identify the ways to refocus the work approach to meet change goals. ☺ identify the steps to prepare for the future. ☺ identify the steps for optimizing the future. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 25. (Section 3) HighPoints: Change Strategies for Work. ☺ recognize the value of using change strategies at work. ☺ follow the levels of the growth continuum. ☺ determine ways individuals can face their fears in given business scenarios. ☺ select the steps to reach desired goals. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 26. Managing Yourself through Change – Conclusion. ☺ At this point you should be able to be familiar with the following:  understanding the impact of forces that drive organizational change.  thinking of the ways organizational change affects individuals.  preparing for change.  managing change resistance in co-workers.  managing fear and anxiety.  transitioning from old practices to new practices.  redefining your reality.  applying techniques for successfully reaching long-term change goals.  demonstrating mental discipline.  learning continuously.  achieving success. Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Harcourt Hill, West Oxford) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
  • 27. Thank you for your interest! Business Skills /Personal Development (This picture: Trinity College, Cambridge) Contact Email Design Copyright 1994-2013 © OxfordCambridge.Org
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