Determining Organizational Readiness
All too often, project managers downplay—or fail to understand—the importance of assessing organizational readiness for change: the ability and willingness of an organization to shift from its current way of operating to a new way of doing things. Assessing organizational readiness becomes particularly critical before implementing large-scale transformation projects.
All project managers should conduct an organizational readiness assessment in the early stages of their initiatives:
1. It allows them to understand the barriers they will face when implementing the project.
2. It helps them strategize ...