Change Management – A Study

Change Management

Introduction

Sometimes while handling project things may get out of hand, as if it has developed a life of its own. You might have started out with a set of requirements and goals, but a group of secondary objectives may arise during the process. Under such circumstances you need to reschedule your project time table and include these secondary objectives accordingly so that you can get the project as a whole back on track. This also means extra added expenditure and you will have to manage the entire project on the limited amount of resource assorted for the project.

While handling a project they can quickly grow beyond their boundaries if the changes brought to them is not controlled carefully. For efficient and proper handling of these changes a method known as the change management method is often put to use. Change management is a method of ensuring that the changes are implemented in a structured approach, methodically and efficiently.

By doing this you as a project manager can achieve and enjoy the lasting benefits of a change. The wider impacts of the changes are often under focus especially the people and how they as individuals or as part of a team move from the current situation to the next. This change can be anything from a simple process change to major policy or strategy changes made by an organization to achieve its maximum potential.

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