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 Change Consulting Group response to COVID-19

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 our curiosity to more deeply understand the world around us, CCG has been monitoring the developments of the[…]

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[…]

Change Management

A Theory of Change and Strategy Implementation

In last week’s newsfeed, we proposed that a more sophisticated understanding of the strategy process was to separate strategy formulation from strategy implementation.  In order to provide some initial thoughts and theory in this regard, we would like to share the following with you.   The following is an excerpt from a presentation recently developed by Stephen Rothgiesser, the[…]

Business Consultations, Strategic change implementations

Building internal change capability within organisations is HARD!

In last week’s blog, we promised to dive into more detail on why building internal change competence is so difficult, and, more to the point, why internal change agents often have such a challenging task. Building internal change capability is hard because: Good experiential training is hard to find: In our opinion, there are currently insufficient tertiary[…]

Change Consulting Group Consultants

Change Doesn’t Work!!!

As we have blogged before, CCG is fascinated with why such a high percentage of change interventions fail.  We believe there are two main reasons for this: 1. Clients don’t understand the complexity of introducing new strategy into their businesses, particularly large organisations, or are unwilling the make the difficult choices always required in order to embed sustainable[…]

“Change Management” a Misnomer!

At CCG we believe that the term “change management” is a misnomer.  As change and strategy consultants our assignment is to advise a client in identifying and engaging with complexity in their organization. Change invariably arises as the result of seeking to implement a new strategy in a system (that can be defined as a team, division[…]