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Virtual change management

When work happens remotely, what needs to happen with change?

With telework here to stay, managing change virtually to achieve strategic initiatives is a whole new challenge. Traditional practices that rely on in-person engagement no longer apply. That is why we have reimagined change management for remote work, a trend that is here to stay. Because as ways of working evolve, ways of engaging employees in change must evolve too.

What is virtual change management?

Change is challenging in a virtual environment. There are no in-person conversations to spread change organically. Leaders cannot champion change face-to-face with employees. And it takes technology to connect and collaborate. Skillfully managing virtual teams becomes paramount. Virtual change management accounts for all of these realities to engage employees in successful and sustained change. Organizations benefit because they deliver their strategic initiatives, strengthen their cultures, and realize the powerful business outcomes they need to thrive.

When work happens remotely, what needs to happen with change management?

Why is virtual change management here to stay?

Working from home was gaining traction before COVID-19. A necessity for many during this crisis, remote work will become more common and accepted when the pandemic ends. Organizations that act now to adapt change management to virtual environments will be better positioned for the future.

WORKING FROM
HOME IS A HOT TREND

Before the pandemic, 1 in 4 employees were working from home on the average workday.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

EMPLOYEES LIKE TO
WORK FROM HOME

The vast majority (82%) of US workers want to work from home at least 1 day a week.

Source: LinkedIn

COVID-19 MAKES
IT A NECESSITY

Half of US employees say their company is increasing remote work in light of COVID-19.

Source: Eagle Hill Consulting

What makes our virtual change management approach different?

Change is imperative

Others see change management as a one-time box to check. We thread it through all that we do. Business success and change go hand in hand.

Through the lens of culture

Cultural alignment is the oxygen of change management. That’s why we immerse ourselves in our clients’ culture, keeping it top of mind as we work together.

True collaboration

We value collaboration with the organizations we work with each day. Co-creation cultivates success, helping people understand, support, and willingly adopt change.

Boldly breaking the mold

Change management has to evolve with the workplace to stay relevant. We are always innovating with a fact-based approach and an out-of-the-box style.

Measurement matters

Guesswork and gut instinct only go so far. We use data-driven insights to quantify how change has taken hold and what adjustments are needed to deliver results.

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Facilitating a successful workforce transition and realignment through change management expertise

When organizational responsibilities shifted between agencies, we helped smooth the transition and plan for a successful merging of resources.

Federal government: Narrative

Achieving workplace transformation with change management best practices

Moving to a consolidated downtown office was a huge undertaking for this federal agency. We applied change management best practices to successfully steer the change and improve employee readiness for their “workforce of the future.”

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