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Why change must be handled carefully in the PSNI

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Today’s newspapers were filled with speculation over who might replace Matt Baggott, after the PSNI Chief Constable announced he was to retire from the high profile role this year.

The publications examined potential candidates in turn and assessed whether they were the “right person for the job”.

Ultimately the change period is difficult for businesses and it will potentially take time for any new CEO or Director (including a Chief Constable, in this case) to make an impact and demonstrate why they are, indeed, the “right person for the job”.

With a new business leader comes new visions and preferences, and may mean that staff will be unsettled at first. Business performance may be affected as employees get used to the new way of thinking and working.

How can a company ensure then that change is successfully handled? Here are my ‘Four Cs’ for positive change management: (more…)

What makes a successful leader?

Friday, March 30th, 2012

We often use the words “Leadership” and “Management” without really understanding what each is, and if there is a difference between them. There is a big difference in that Leadership is about “doing the right things” (and therefore relates to showing vision and strategic direction) whereas Management refers to “doing things right” (and therefore relates to managing activities efficiently to achieve the vision) (more…)