Organisational cultures don’t change overnight and the right project framework for your organisation might not suit that of another. However, if you can focus on managing project benefits and ensuring you use benefits realisation as a measure of success, the culture of how change is initiated, delivered and managed will start to change - for the better.
For our BDO Greenlight summer event, we brought over International Futurist and U.N Gold medal Winner, Ray Hammond, to offer an insight into how Jersey might look in 2027 and beyond. With over 35 years analysing global trends, Ray Hammond is one of Europe's most experienced Futurists, predicting trends in AI, robotics, medical devices, the internet. Here are a few ideas Ray shared with us about the future of business, in Jersey and beyond.
There's something really exciting about an office move; a change of scene, a new location and a determination to further improve business performance. On paper the move may look simple. However, it can turn out to be complex, stressful, time consuming and if executed badly, an expensive undertaking.
Your organisation could be suffering from a variety of symptoms: Operational costs are rising, affecting margin %, you are not meeting revenue and profitability targets, there is a compelling event causing pressure, such as a new regulation, customer complaints are increasing with no clear action plan to stop complaint happening...
Having recently joined Greenlight as a Graduate Consultant, I am often asked why I wanted to become a change manager. My initial interest was sparked by modules in my degree, as we regularly discussed the impact of organisational change. However, we also live in a world of rapid technological change and globalisation.