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Will the Voices in My Head Please Be Quiet? Street Smarts for Change Management

Will the Voices in My Head Please Be Quiet?  Street Smarts for Change Management | Living Process | Scoop.it

Sometimes those voices in our heads can get in the way – they can be very loud and can trigger emotional and physical responses.

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When a BPM project introduces a new application, change happens. So what do you say to the voices -  those in your head, o, and those of your users?

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Using Employee Communication as a Business Process to Improve Financial Results

Angela D. Sinickas, ABC

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Better information sharing is correlated with higher ROI; wide employee knowledge of strategy is correlated with higher profitability. Building communication and strategy information into business processes is key to Living Process

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Your Employer Brand Owns The Candidate Experience - Forbes

Your Employer Brand Owns The Candidate Experience - Forbes | Living Process | Scoop.it
Your Employer Brand Owns The Candidate Experience Forbes A lot of this is the fault of a poor connection between managers and line-of-business employees and it inevitably trickles into a broken recruitment and communication process with potential...
Living Process's insight:

What's so interesting about the perspective in this article is the emphasis on the concept of what Living Process calls "the customer journey" - as experienced by a job candidate.

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The Millennials & Processes: The Engine for Creative Collaboration

The Millennials & Processes: The Engine for Creative Collaboration | Living Process | Scoop.it
1) Generation Y aka the Millennials:   The networked generation place a great importance on communicating and sharing at each stage of their decision-making processes in their personal lives, what is this generation looking for when it comes to...
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Millennials, Gen Y and process. "Traditional processes were historically dominated by structured processes (doing by design), but more of the work today is much less structured (design by doing)." The next generation(s) will own Living Process.

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Jean-Marie Grange's curator insight, March 21, 2014 11:12 AM

Jim Simur blog post about Process flexibility

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Lessons on quality and continuous improvement from Star Trek by ...

Lessons on quality and continuous improvement from Star Trek by ... | Living Process | Scoop.it

by Gene Rogers - I love Star Trek – and not just the original series. I love Star Trek Next Generation, Star Trek Deep Space Nine, Star Trek Voyager, Star Trek ...

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"If the BORG were a company they would be almost perfect. Picture it; everyone knows the vision, the mission, and the core values. Everyone knows what is expected of them. Everyone knows how their daily tasks relate to the success of the organization"...whoa, the BORG are using living process?

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Talking Lean Startup with Eric Ries, and relating it to BPM

Talking Lean Startup with Eric Ries, and relating it to BPM | Living Process | Scoop.it
Well it was quite an honor to be invited to ask Eric Ries a few questions about Lean Startup on behalf of IBM's Entrepreneur Week (starting February 3rd, 2014!) One of the things I love about Lean ...
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"...it is not about jargon, it is about whatever works...Focus on the work, and get stuff done." Love hearing about process from this angle.

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Self Interest, Rapport and the Big Process Improvement Secret

Self Interest, Rapport and the Big Process Improvement Secret | Living Process | Scoop.it
People optimise their processes around themselves, not their customers. If you want to improve the situation you need to develop some rapport and understand what that self interest is.
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You can't fix processes without involving people. And the way to involve people is...well, Squawk Point has an interesting model here.

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Process Fun: Stop the erudite obfuscation you scallywag!

Process Fun: Stop the erudite obfuscation you scallywag! | Living Process | Scoop.it
Business would be so much more boring if people just spoke plain English....
Living Process's insight:

Boring? BPM? Never! And we have no shortage of acronyms & jargon to throw out there. BPM Bingo, anyone? via the PEX Network


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Business Process Improvement Flexibility - The Process Consultant

Business Process Improvement Flexibility - The Process Consultant | Living Process | Scoop.it
Process improvement flexibility is a key trait in organizations that successfully handle business process management.
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via Ian James, the Process Consultant: Building flexibility into process management. "This is the typically the most creative and valuable work that we do." This is the last in a series of 3 videos. Check out all 3, but we like this one best as it represents some aspects of a Living Process!

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Communication is Not a Fairy Tale | Switch and Shift

Communication is Not a Fairy Tale | Switch and Shift | Living Process | Scoop.it

"Once upon a time, NYFM (Not-Your-Father’s-Manufacturer)...decided they needed to drastically change in order to grow and be around many more decades. So, they created a highly disruptive ‘bet-your-career’ strategic plan. And they lived happily ever after.


Really? How many stories like this have that happy ending?

Living Process's insight:

In the more-realistic-version of the fairy tale that follows in Deb Mills-Scofield's article, "tools [are provided] to communicate the [strategic] plan, tie it to daily work, reinforce its importance, impact and relevance, including materials and collateral so the plan was a constant “presence” in each facility." Sharing strategic planning though the business's "living" processes should be part of that picture

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Process Change and Your People: Are You Striking the Right Balance? - Firmology

Process Change and Your People: Are You Striking the Right Balance? - Firmology | Living Process | Scoop.it

Firmology Process Change and Your People: Are You Striking the Right Balance?

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Success for process improvement initatives, like any other change, depends on the buy-in of people where the rubber meets the road. And not just for millennials!

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