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Strategic Thinking by Ken Lang, Andy Bruce

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Planning Change

Bringing about effective change is vital to strategic success. Take a disciplined approach and work out action plans for all your change projects with objectives, milestones, and time-scales. These then form part of your overall implementation plan.

TIP

If change will not bring definite benefits, it is not worthwhile.

TIP

Look for big improvements from change projects.

Moving forward

Change projects are aimed at improving long-term operational effectiveness and could take from a few weeks to two years or more to complete, depending on the complexity and degree of change involved. Break down each project into an action plan, with estimated start and end dates. As you change for the future, continue with operational plans ...

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