Organisational change beyond the time of COVID

Over the past 6 weeks, The Change Consulting Group facilitated a community of practice with Board members, business leaders, and HR and organisational change agents in four countries on four continents.  We used our online Global Change Academy to achieve this ambitious goal. These conversations provided a powerful set of reflections and a unique historical record of the […]

change management

Lockdown has done its job. It’s time to get back to Work.

Change professionals are trained to look at a social or organisational phenomenon from multiple lenses and at multiple levels, careful always to look for areas of unforeseen risk and outcomes.  The key reason for this piece is that I am concerned that we are looking at the COVID-19 crisis primarily through a medical lens.  We are not paying enough[…]

Change and growth in the time of COVID

COVID as Opportunity: From Crisis to Growth

The Change Consulting Group has developed a practical three-stage crisis management model to help organisations take stock of the impact of the COVID pandemic, as well as find opportunities in this crisis. There is now no doubt that there are severe economic consequences to the lock-down approach taken by many countries (while outliers like Sweden remain of[…]

Employee engagement in the context of distributed work

The New World of Work? We’re not so sure…

There’s a lot of hype on social and online media at the moment about a “new normal” for work or the “new ways of work” that will be permanently embedded in our organisations and that it will be good for employee engagement. We have heard these voices before, but now that many of us have been ordered[…]

change management

25 April 2020: Latest news on CCG response to COVID-19

Update: 25 April 2020 To our valued Clients, Employees, Vendors and Colleagues The Change Consulting Group (CCG) lives by a core value of delivering excellent and tailored management consulting solutions to meet the strategic and organisational needs of our clients. In line with ongoing updates from government and global health bodies, CCG is committed to providing updated[…]

Practical steps for employers during this difficult time

We are potentially at a critical inflection point in human history. After major events like the World Wars and 9/11, major social change ensued. Some of this we would ascribe as good, like women entering the work force and a general drive to a more equitable society. Some activities could be argued to be less desirous like[…]

The Mindful Body

Corporate wellness in the context of change

Successful organizations in today’s business environment understand that supporting the emotional and mental wellness of employees makes good business sense. This is particularly important in the context of a large-scale organisational transformation or change programme. This process promotes successful change implementation, optimal work performance, retains talent and cultivates a harmonious work environment. To support your employees and[…]

Culture, mergers and acquisitions

Academic research illustrates that half of all merger and acquisition (M&A) activities have failed to create lasting shareholder value. Studies on post-merger stock performance reveal that since 1990, in the two years after their deals closed, nearly 50 percent of the largest M&A transactions failed to produce total shareholder returns greater than their industry peers. Only 30[…]

Change consulting, strategy implementation, business transformation

Coaching for Performance

CCG is very proud of the work done by our partner company, CCG Africa, and we are pleased to announce the launch of their latest and updated version of the Coaching for Performance workshop. This extraordinary product is now in its 12th year of delivery and continues to add value to the daily work of over 1,000 graduates. Please find following a short description[…]

The Change consulting Group on change strategy

Questions about change implementation

Dear friends and colleagues We are often asked ad hoc questions about change and strategy implementation, and we either cannot answer these in full, or our answers are not documented for the benefit of others. So we have decided to start a new programme on our blog called Your Questions. We would like to invite you to ask[…]