7 Warning Signs Your Kronos Project Needs Change Management

Toni Birdsong — Aug 2019

Successful companies continually invest in new workforce management features to improve outcomes. But what if the people you've asked to use a new piece of technology fail to adapt? Would you know how to address the warning signs before your implementation project tanks?

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5 Consequences of Ignoring Change Enablement in a Kronos Implementation

Toni Birdsong — Aug 2019

As our digital workplaces evolve, it has become crystal clear: Organizations don’t change, people do. Therefore, organizations that fail to focus on the people side of technology changes in the workplace will have to endure some consequences.

If your leadership team views Change Enablement as an optional part of a new Kronos implementation, that dated mindset could be costing your company money, people, and market share that may be impossible to recoup. 

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3 Ways to Cultivate a Change Mindset in Your Organization

Toni Birdsong — Jul 2019

Does your company have a change mindset? If not, according to the pace of today’s marketplace, you are falling behind. Cloud migration, rapid software development, and the evolution of AI mean that introducing workplace change is no longer an annual task but an ever-present, overlapping part of every workforce.

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Getting Pushback? 7 Ways to Drive [Enthusiastic] Technology Adoption

Toni Birdsong — May 2019

The new technology you’ve been tasked with implementing will, no doubt, be critical to improving workflow and hitting key business objectives. 

That’s great. There’s just one catch — no one likes it. Eye rolls, sighs, and ignored milestones are starting to pop up like weeds in the workplace.

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Implementing Kronos? Here are 5 Keys to Successful Change Management

Toni Birdsong — Nov 2018

Controlling your labor costs. Minimizing your compliance risk. Improving your productivity. If you're a manager, these goals are top of mind when it comes to implementing or upgrading a Workforce Management (WFM) platform. But what you may not be focused on during this major internal change is the emotional undercurrent among employees in response to that change.  

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Four Key Questions to ask when Creating a Change Management Strategy

Jenna Ryckman — Apr 2016

 

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Change Management: The Strategy behind a Strong Kronos Implementation

Jenna Ryckman — Mar 2016

Kanter’s Law: Everything can look like a failure in the middle.

People resist change – it is a cliché because it is true. In any position of leadership, you will encounter resistance to change. People resist change in many different ways: from foot-dragging and complaining to petty sabotage or even outright mutiny. Change is a universal challenge because change always brings more work. The individuals closest to the change often find themselves in a place of resistance because of the inevitable unanticipated glitches in the middle of change, per “Kanter’s Law” that “everything can look like a failure in the middle.” Navigating change in the workplace is one of the most challenging endeavors an organization must take on.

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