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 If you’re familiar with the 5 Monkeys Experiment, narrated several years ago here, you’ll know it accurately portrays most organizational cultures; that we tend to do things the way they’ve always been done. Organizations and their people rarely revisit these ways of doing things or challenge whether the reason behind it still holds any merit. … Read more

Written by Intersol Group As change management professionals, we stress the importance of doing a change readiness assessment at the beginning of a project. But what does that mean, exactly? A change readiness assessment can take many different forms, and be more or less thorough depending on the situation. At the core, its purpose is … Read more

Written by Frank Van Gool For some managers, the thought of involving staff in the restructuring of their own organization is ludicrous.  Given the chance, everyone will want to raise the salary and classification of their own jobs and set themselves up to work with their favourite peers! This isn’t entirely a false assumption.  When an … Read more

Written by Intersol Group Have you ever heard the story of the 5 Monkeys Experiment? It may sound familiar when you think of your organizational culture. It goes like this: 5 monkeys were placed in a cage as part of an experiment. In the middle of the cage was a ladder with bananas on the top rung. … Read more