Disruption: A constant companion

Rapidly evolving technology, an ever-growing mountain of data and the increasing need for global integration make it difficult for even the most forward-thinking companies to keep up. Yet, the ability to anticipate, manage and capitalize on pervasive change is often the difference between market leadership and extinction. IBM conducted the second "Making change work" study of nearly 1,400 professionals in 48 countries to determine how executives perceive the challenges of change in today’s business climate, and identify organizations that have developed the capabilities to stay apace of change. We found that three significant building blocks are common to organizations that excel at managing change while the work keeps changing - and we call them “Change Architects.”

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Hans-Henrik Jorgensen

Hans-Henrik Jorgensen
Global Organization Change Management Leader

Neele Franke

Neele Franke
Senior Consultant,
Strategy & Analytics Management Consulting

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