Elissa Farrow is the founder of About Your Transition, a business specialising in strategy development and implementation, the Director of Ethics of the International Institute of Project Coaching and the Global Secretary for the Change Management Institute. With extensive experience in strategic organisational change, portfolio, program and project management in the public, commercial and not-for-profit sectors, she has assisted organisations in increasing their delivery maturity by implementing enterprise-wide methodology and building the capability of the people who use them.
Communities of Practice are common within a range of industries and professional groups, including project management. Elissa Farrow looks at the definition and foundation of a community and their benefits.
People need to be reminded that they have a lot of experience and strengths with change that they forget about when they are in the heat of change. Elissa Farrow shows how to build a change resilience toolkit.
With practical experience in psychology, communications, education, behaviour science, social science or project management, change managers are a versatile lot. Elissa Farrow discusses what makes a good change manager.
Building an inclusive organisation commences with committed senior leadership being open to exploring the concepts, seeing the commercial and performance benefits and actively cultivating the approach. Elissa Farrow explains how.
In her last post, Elissa Farrow wrote about inclusivity rather than diversity on teams. To build inclusive project teams we need to understand our own views, values and beliefs through some reflective practice.
Elissa Farrow on how to use William Bridges’ Managing Transition model for change, where people over time become aware of the new situation and the changes that come with that, and work to a new beginning.
Lewin’s 3-step change management model focuses on recognising that organisations need to change from business as usual, take action, and then embed the change. Elissa Farrow discusses some of the issues with using this model.