In episode seven of the new People and Performance Podcast, we delve into big-picture workforce planning and the intricacies of change management. Listen as we offer info to help you prepare, equip and support individuals to successfully adopt change in order to drive organizational success and outcomes.
Bill Banham’s guest is Mumtaz Chaudhary, Chief Experience Officer & Co-Founder at Pragilis, a boutique change management firm, launched back in 2006.
Combined with over a decade of experience along with a certification in the Prosci® methodology for change, Mumtaz has helped shape her firm’s distinctive approach to change management.
Her team works closely with senior executives and their sponsors to learn more about the challenges organizations are having with change and develop effective strategies and tactics that lead to successful and sustainable outcomes.
Through their people-first, pragmatic approach Pragilis has worked with organizations in a variety of industries, including retail, financial services, machinery, mining, energy, and higher education – several of which have a large, global presence.
- Strategic workforce planning takes a statistical approach to designing the perfect team. It bases its decisions on business trends and analytics and focuses on hiring the best-qualified talent to complete current and future tasks. The factors influencing change management are more nuanced. How much stock must we place on relationships when leading change management efforts?
- What are some of the biggest challenges leaders today face when it comes to managing change and ensuring it sticks to the overall business objectives?
- What can happen to company culture if too much change happens in a short space of time?
- What are the top 3 organizational change trends you’re seeing in 2021? What are your predictions for 2022?
- In recap, please offer one or two tips on change management you’d like to leave our listeners with?
- As we look to wrap up, we like to ask our guests: from a culture and people processes perspective, what does a high-performing company mean to you?