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    Change Management

    Date: April 23, 2014, 5:30pm – 7:45pm
    Opera Solutions 10 Exchange Place
    11th Floor Jersey City, New Jersey 07302
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    Change Management
    The purpose of any organizational change initiative is to improve the organization by changing and improving processes. Conventional wisdom teaches that there are some basic rules for the effective management of change. Change management entails thoughtful planning and sensitive implementation, and above all, consultation with, and involvement of, the people affected by the changes. If you force change on people normally problems arise. Change must be realistic, achievable and measurable. These aspects are especially relevant to managing personal change. Before starting organizational change, ask yourself: What do we want to achieve with this change, why, and how will we know that the change has been achieved? Who is affected by this change, and how will they react to it? How much of this change can we achieve ourselves, and what parts of the change do we need help with? These aspects also relate strongly to the management of personal as well as organizational change.
    Based on work by John Kotter, “Our Iceberg is Melting”, our one hour session will introduce the fundamental truths about leading people in an organization through 
    change with a simple experiment in change. Be prepared to challenge yourself, engage in various dynamics of frustration and hopefully learn something about change and how people respond to it….oh, and have some fun.


    David Mason has nearly thirty years of human resource, organizational development and managerial experience. He possesses professional expertise in general HR and consulting in the areas of organizational development, succession analysis planning, employee coaching, change management, managerial leadership, and development & training. In addition to corporate work and executive consulting, Mason serves as an adjunct professor in Organizational Psychology at Rutgers University. He has earned a Masters of Science in Organizational Psychology and a Bachelors of Science in Business and holds Certifications in Organizational Development and Professional Coaching.