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Organizational Change Management: Changing the perspective on change!

Today’s organizational change management initiatives must be a business discipline, driving bottom-line results through changes in systems and behaviors. Managing this change has therefore become a critical skill, both for leadership — and for workers in an organization. Organizational change is constant and will always occur. Through the clear understanding all the components on an individual level, we can evaluate how the change will relate at an organizational level. We also need to understand that the impact on the individual is of substantial importance, as it may easily filter through and influence all levels of the organization. Organizational change can influence fear and uncertainty, and there is a need to understand some of the influences, and to properly be prepared to mitigate them when they happen.

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Rescuing a Failing Project

There may not be a single overriding factor that may cause the failure of your project. A number of factors could be involved, some of which interact with each other such as: project timelines slide, resources get reassigned, communications tend to fail, sponsorship wanes, and technical problems always seem to pop-up. Even projects that “were” delivered on time and under budget can still result in long-term failures; and failures can cost companies additional time and money on rework efforts! If you have a logical approach on how you are going to track and mitigate your risks and problems you should be able to successfully deliver your project as planned. Project management is built around the strategic management of resources, technology, tools, and finances, and should be delivered on a logical progression of activities and events.

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Innovation and Management Consulting

Management consulting has many definitions, but there is one true barometer about this field: results. Thus, the true definition of management consulting should focus on the success clients can achieve, …

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Bridging the Gap Between Vision and Execution

 In the field of strategy consulting, Novus Origo distinguishes itself by bridging the gap between vision and execution: delivering the critical processes required by a variety of organizations. These services …

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Why Novus Origo

We know that a one-size-fits-all approach is not the way to solve the complex business challenges facing today’s companies. Novus Origo works with our clients, hand-in-hand, to understand the values, …

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Missing the Mark in Middle Market Outsourcing – The Flaw of the ‘One to Many’ Outsourcing Model

DEFINING THE MIDDLE MARKET The term ‘Middle Market’ organization may have many different definitions and for purposes of this article, it shall be defined as an organization having an employee …

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Chart a Course Out of the Recession

In the current economy, companies and governmental organizations are more scrupulous concerning the costs and use of outside consultants. While this news is hardly shocking, it contains a larger truth …

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Hiring Veterans: A Valuable Resource for All Businesses

For servicemen and women, the current economy is anything but hospitable. Prolonged unemployment and spending cuts confront military veterans with a variety of difficult situations. For those veterans seeking to …

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The Cloud: Security Risk or Risk Management Opportunity

DEFINITION OF THE CLOUD The word ‘Cloud’ has become everyday vernacular in the business community and even some may say a bit of an overused buzzword. Many don’t have a …

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Response to Implementation Article

In a response to the article ‘Predicting 2012: Rapid implementation in focus’ by Michael Krigsman regarding technology implementation failures and vendor mitigation strategies, Novus Origo COO Olen Pepple posts insightful …

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