Digitalization means many changes for companies, and suddenly demands are created that many companies are unprepared for. Change and conversion are always a challenge, especially the implementation and communication of new processes. Successful change management can help here.
Change management does not mean merely introducing changes directly, but also supervising this process from the initial state to the target state. The digitalization of your company in particular, also called digital transformation, brings with it many new procedures for your employees. This transition can be facilitated with change management.
John P. Kotter’s 8-step model
We humans have been dealing with the philosophy of change for centuries, and there are some proven strategies and theories to describe this process. For corporate change, a well-known theory is that of leadership management professor John P. Kotter, who presents the necessary steps for successful change management in 8 stages: