This course will teach you how to navigate issues brought about by changes in internal or external forces. Understand what they are, how to recognize them, what to do about them; disruption, innovation, changing customer and employee expectations.
All businesses at different stages of growth and maturity experience change. Successful businesses harness a culture that embraces innovation and change, to assist growth, whilst being adaptable to change as a constant. In this course, Fostering a Change Ready Culture, you’ll learn to how to better understand organizational changes in a business, and how to foster a culture that accommodates change to enable growth in both individuals and the business. Some of the things we’ll cover include; innovation and experimentation, digital disruption and risk, autonomy and decision making. First, you’ll explore how businesses cultivate innovation and experimentation and the benefits of driving evolutionary organizational change. Next, you’ll discover how a business builds flexibility to adapt to changes brought about by internal and externally driven forces, how to recognize them, and how to navigate them. Finally, you’ll learn how to develop a culture of learning to ensure ongoing change and capability development. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of fostering a change ready culture needed to assist growth in a business that’s faced with changing customer needs and employee expectations
What are the prerequisites needed for this course?
You don't need to have any previous understanding of the topic, but some experience of managing people and/or rapid growth and change in a business might help.
Who is this course for?
This course is for anyone who is new to organizational culture and change management. You should have a desire to learn more about the people side of a business and how helping them can help the business grow. In this course you will learn about culture types, change concepts, and how to support change driven by digital disruption.
What is business organization?
The term business organization describes how businesses are structured and how their structure helps them meet their goals. In general, businesses are designed to focus on either generating profit or improving society. The basic categories of business organization are sole proprietorship, partnership, and corporation.
Why is culture important in business?
Businesses with an organizational culture tend to be more successful than less structured companies because they have systems in place that promote employee performance, productivity and engagement. Having a strong company culture motivates everyone to do their best work.
How does culture effect business communication?
Culture influences business communications by increasing the relevance of cultural knowledge and understanding. Workplaces are increasingly more diverse. Business communication is more likely to include contact with people from different cultures and with companies in different countries.
20+ years ‘digital’ experience. Strategy, Marketing, E commerce, Data, Culture & Behavior, Digital Transformation. Co-author of 'Building the Agile Business Through Digital Transformation'.
Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts
Course Overview Hi, I'm Peter Abraham, and welcome to my course, Fostering a Change Ready Culture. I'm currently a business book author, practitioner, business owner, and a Pluralsight author. Are you new to organizational culture and change management? Are you keen to learn more about the topic? Do you want to learn about culture types, change concepts, and learning how to support change driven by digital disruption? Well, in this course, we'll work on getting you that knowledge. I'll help you understand the basics of building a change ready culture and mindset and some of the concepts that you may already have experienced in a growing organization. This course will teach you how to navigate issues and changes brought about by internal and external forces. You'll understand what they are, how to recognize them, and what to do about them. We'll look at disruption, innovation, changing customer expectations, and, of course, employee expectations. Some of the major topics that we will cover include the importance of cultivating innovation and experimentation. We'll look at understanding the benefits of evolutionary organizational change, and we'll look at building a culture of learning to ensure ongoing change capability development, alongside employee and business growth. By the end of this course, you'll know more about creating a change ready culture and will be able to understand what creates that change, the things you'll need to consider, and some useful tips and approaches. You don't need to have any understanding of the topic, but some experience of managing people and/or rapid growth and change in a business might help. You should have a desire to learn more about the people side of a business and how helping them can help the business grow. I hope you'll join me to learn more about organizational change and culture with this Fostering a Change Ready Culture course, at Pluralsight.