What is a change readiness assessment, anyway?

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 What is a change readiness assessment, anyway?

Using Facilitation to Restructure the Organization

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 Using Facilitation to Restructure the Organization

Organizational Culture and the 5 Monkeys Experiment

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 Organizational Culture and the 5 Monkeys Experiment