Business Management and Change Management Articles

This index highlights the articles that focus on the key aspects of business management and change management that are important to individual and organisational performance.Through this High Performance Newsletter, Derek Stockley provides free business articles and commentary related to optimising individual and organisational performance.

Derek Stockley provides training and performance management consulting services from his base in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

The business management and change management related articles are:


Australia is poised to grow - this free article explains that now is the time for Australia to seize the available opportunities.

Productivity gains in Australia are easy - this free article explores the many opportunities to improve productivity quickly and easily.

Should I or should I not? - this free article explores the age old issue of expediency - should I develop someone else to do a task or should I do it myself?

Choosing the right business name - explores the implications of names for and in organisations and businesses.

How to avoid the pitfalls of micromanagement - defines micromanagement and outlines the steps involved in stopping micromanagement behaviour.

Setting clear roles and responsibilities for team members - explores the importance of clear roles and responsibilities for team members. Role clarity has a big impact on organisational success. Uncertainty can dramatically affect both individual and organisation peformance.

Predicting service levels - managing information - highlights the importance of predicting service level requirements at the earliest possible stage. The key role of information management is explained.

Management power - this free article identifies the power held by leaders and managers, often without realising the extent of the influence of that power.

Buzzword Bingo - the overuse of jargon in business - if you think there is too much jargon in business, then this free article about playing Buzzword Bingo may bring some humour to the situation.

The importance of questions in business and research - if you are looking for a powerful yet simple business improvement tool, then this article may help.

How important is management influence? - how important the influence of management is, particularly the influence of managers in senior positions.

The importance of striving for continuous improvement and innovation - explores the importance of innovation and continuous improvement. Specific personal examples provide a basis for the development of principles, with customer service in organisations being highlighted.

Change management

Is your change management process running fast enough? - explores the importance of action and momentum in change management processes.

Ensuring change management supports the business - the importance of keeping the business going. Sometimes, organisations stop incremental improvements because a change is in the planning stages. This can be dangerous and is often unnecessary.


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