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Successful Change Management

Change is inevitable. It is part of the on-going dynamic of life and work that makes both enjoyable and interesting. But it can also be a challenge, especially for managers and supervisors. There are many good systems out there that can help you successfully manage the process of change within your company or organization. But there are also some very large potholes waiting to swallow you up on the road to change. Here are five keys to a successful change management process.

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Positive Team Dynamics
At one time, people used to work by themselves. They were given distinct tasks by their supervisor or manager and then went off to complete them, alone. When was the last time that happened in your workplace?


The Importance of Face-to-Face Meetings
In today’s business world of video meetings and teleconferences, the value of face-to-face encounters can often get overlooked. That is unless you believe that face-to-face interaction is and will continue to be our most effective form of communication.


Shame: A Positive Force in the Workplace
When was the last time you did something that you felt ashamed about in the workplace? Don’t hide it. Try to be open and talk about it with your peers or with your manager, finds a new report by researchers from Canada and Australia.





    

Canada's CFOs and Senior Financial Executives Applaud Modest CPP Expansion

Canadian Unions Celebrate Announcement of Universal CPP Expansion

Canada Ratifies International Convention Against Child Labour and Exploitation

It's Time For Flexibility

Starting the Summer With New Jobs And Opportunities Across Canada

Canadian Employers Can Do More to Help Individuals Affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

New Guide Helps Companies Prepare for Knowledge Transfer as Boomers Retire

Extended Vacancy: On Average, CFOs Take Four Weeks to Fill Finance Positions

Study: Women in Scientific Occupations in Canada, 1991 to 2011



 

    News

BC: Province invests $18 million in trades training at BCIT

SK: New Pension Plans Give Saskatchewan People More Choice

ON: Ontario Moving Forward with Basic Income Pilot

NB: Future Generations to Benefit From Proposed Enhancements to CPP

NB: Prov. Gov’t. Moves Forward with Pay Equity

NS: Transition Task Force Releases Report

ON: OFL Applauds Ontario Government in Leading Charge on Pensions

This Month
viewpoints
Make the Most of Your Vacation Time
If people don’t completely disengage from work on vacation, they are actually hurting themselves, and their actions are also limiting their full potential at work.

features
5 Keys to a Successful Change Management Process
Change is part of the on-going dynamic of life and work that makes both enjoyable and interesting. But it can also be a challenge.
Positive Team Dynamics
How can you go about creating the conditions for team success and positive team dynamics?


law
Construction Worker Unfairly Blamed for Near-Miss Incident with Train
The manager who fired the worker likely “harbours some animus” towards him, the judge wrote.
A “Departure from Reasonable Conduct” Constitutes Harassment, Arbitrator Says
A finding of harassment “cannot be based on a grievor’s perceptions and interpretations,” an arbitrator stated.
Court Upholds Order of Decade-Long Back Pay for Disability Discrimination
The employer will now have to reinstate her after about a 15-year absence.

strategies
The Immeasurable Importance of Face-to-Face Meetings
In today’s business world of video meetings and teleconferences, the value of face-to-face encounters can often get overlooked.
Are Millennials Ready for the Corner Office?
Most Canadian CFOs confident millennial employees could take the reins.

Shop Talk
Shame Can Be a Positive Force in the Workplace
According to a new study, shame will always be part of an organization’s work culture so companies need to find ways to channel that emotion into something positive.
Disclosing Your Pregnancy to Your Employer
Recently, I was reminded of a common worry young women have when applying for a new position. A client, about to interview for a C-Suite role, asked : “Can I remove my wedding band for the interview?”



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