Perspectives on changing the environment for change

Peter Chatterton, Lawrie Phipps

Abstract


What makes an effective change programme? An often debated question, which usually generates more questions than answers. How do we measure effective change? What are our criteria for change? How will we know when we are successful? Sometimes the answer is generated by the way in which the question is measured. Sometimes the measuring takes more time than the change project! As colleges and universities seek to become more agile, more responsive to changing priorities and more focused on students, change initiatives and projects must also reflect this changing environment. Large-scale project and programme management, with their own language and culture, are no longer fit for purpose. Integrated, guerrilla changes aligned with institutional aspirations are responsive, low-cost and effective, often delivering sustainable change.


Keywords


Digital Leadership, Digital Student Experience, Organisational Change, Technology and Digital

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21100/jeipc.v1i2.194

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