A few years ago when shipping giant United Parcel Service (UPS) adopted the clever marketing slogan “Moving At The Speed Of Business,” it resonated well with the public because keeping up with the pace of change can be incredibly tough.
Customers change, supply lines change, companies grow, they contract and that can all happen within the first quarter!
This kind of “shotgun” change can cause confusion and stress and wreak havoc on staffing levels as staff scramble to make sure all the work is divided and assigned. Also, employees tend to be somewhat migratory, so even in good times they pursue other opportunities, which can lead to the same chaos.
So how do you manage change at the fundamental organizational level? How do you keep the machine working even when sometimes key components are missing?
Here are three tips to help successfully manage organizational change:
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Gabriel Bristol is widely recognized as one of today’s most talented call center presidents because of his track record of developing turnkey solutions, effective customer care and sales programs for small and medium-sized businesses across various industries. He combines more than 20 years of successful executive management experience with impactful leadership and igniting stagnant businesses and transforming declining operations. Gabriel’s approach is personal, insightful, forward thinking and provides strategies that result in customer service excellence.