Mapping a healthy change trajectory (Guest commentary)

5 principles for successful change
By Graham Lowe
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 08/05/2010

There is no standard recipe for creating a healthy organization. Rather, HR professionals must work with others to create the most suitable way to connect employee well-being, working conditions and performance. This requires an appropriate healthy change trajectory.

Becoming a healthy organization is more of a journey than a destination. Yes, the “what” is important but so too is the “how.” What’s needed, then, is not better change management — an overused concept — but change leadership from many groups and individuals. Change agents need to till the ground, providing fertile conditions for new ways of thinking and acting to take root and eventually flourish.

5 principles to map healthy change trajectory