Chapter 29Manage Change

DOI: 10.4324/9781003377023-33

Clearing space for change is the next step in planning your renovation project. Clearing space is important because we cannot embrace the new if we’re surrounded by or cemented in the old. This is true for physical projects as much as for logical projects. When we are surrounded by old technology, old policies, old procedures, and old workflows, we have too many opportunities to return to those outdated ways rather than embracing the new. In this chapter, we will examine four commonly used change management methods, in case you are not familiar or are looking for some new ideas, tips, or techniques to incorporate. We will also review actions that are likely to cause change to be successful, ...

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