A relocation of corporate headquarters is more than just a change of physical space, it changes the way people perform their jobs. Employees may feel lost, confused or forgotten during the transition – requiring effective conversations throughout the process to combat these concerns.
Common challenges corporate real estate executives experience during a company’s headquarters relocation can include:
Are you prepared to manage a smooth transition during your company’s headquarters relocation?
Unsurprisingly, when your company goes through a merger or acquisition (M&A), the organization can experience dramatic change. There could be a different product line, new employee recruiting goals, or additional locations to manage; plus you may be faced with a different capital structure or even a company rebrand.
Quickly re-establishing a successful, well-running company is essential during M&A activity. Common issues that may be making your company’s M&A more challenging are:
Have you prepared for the obstacles and other unique challenges that arise during M&A activity?
Sustainability programs affect everyone in the company, and these new initiatives often require changing behaviors engrained in your workplace culture. When you’re asking colleagues to change the “way it’s always been”, choosing influential advocates to champion your effort will help you achieve successful implementation and encourage ongoing adoption.
When developing a corporate sustainability program, many people run into these road blocks that can contribute to project failure:
Have you properly planned to achieve your sustainability objectives?
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You update your technology systems to improve efficiency, but if not managed properly it can unintentionally lead to a drop in employee and business productivity. Cross-generational workforces need specialized training and clear communication about the new technology to ensure improved efficiency is realized.
Common challenges executives experience while implementing a new technology program can include:
Have you effectively partnered with other departments to ensure a smooth transition, proper training, and uninterrupted business when your technology advancement rolls out
A new workplace strategy can increase employee productivity by changing the way people work. Communicating the personal benefits of a new workplace strategy to your workforce will ensure quicker adoption and acceptance. The right workplace strategy can promote collaboration, inspire ideas, improve performance and build retention while growing your bottom line.
Common challenges executives experience during a company’s new workplace strategy can include:
Are you prepared to roll out a workplace strategy that is adopted by everyone and achieves results quickly?
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There are various business process changes that can present challenges for your organization. With these new programs and initiatives, expectations of how the program will transform the overall business are often clear and well-communicated: higher ROI, increased customer satisfaction, more efficient processes. But what is not clear is the expectation of how your people must transform in order to facilitate and meet the new expectations. And that disconnect means you may not get the results you need to deliver.
How prepared are you for your current or upcoming change initiative?
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