Everyone is ready for change, until it’s time to get uncomfortable. So what do you—the boss—do when it’s time to pull the rug out from under your dealership employees? Well, first, you give them a warning. Second, you do your research! The art and science behind Change Management is designed to help ensure the success of your efforts, to keep people from jumping ship, and to make the entire process as comfortable as possible. Read more:
Inc.com: As your dealership prepares to transition from its old state into the new, managing change can help you reduce cost, minimize employee resistence, and maximize the efficiency of your goals.
Leadership IQ: Resistance to change is normal. However, the growing pains can be overcome if you understand these five factors. Hint: a major factor relies on leadership’s ability to be more transparent.
Remesh: There are many, many strategies available to help guide your dealership through the inevitable changes you will go through. Learning about Organizational Change Management, or OCM, covers the people-side of change.
AGS: Check out this modified approach to change management that is less “science” and more “art.” It’s based on years of practical experience.
Navigo: Resistance to change is normal, healthy, and human. Here are three strategies to help you navigate the process.