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 is Everywhere!!!

We have noticed a significant increase in the interest in strategic change initiatives and the desire of clients to more deeply understand how they might do change better within their organisations and upskill line and support management with change awareness and capability. There are a number of reasons for this increased awareness: We have become more aware[…]

The Change Consulting Group

Relationships that Work

Andy Phillips raised a very important point in a comment to our previous blog entry “Change Doesn’t Work!!!”.  We really value Andy taking the time to respond and the valuable professional point that he raised, and promised to respond in our next blog post. CCG is very clear that success in our consulting engagements requires deep and trusting[…]

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[…]

Passion for complex organisational change

For many years we have been fascinated with the fact that 70% of change initiatives either fail in total or fail to deliver the ROI expected (however that might be calibrated).  CCG is the culmination of 23 years of work in the change space and this blog is our attempt to share some of our experience, frustrations,[…]