Its vital for an organization to acquire these skills either by helping project

Its vital for an organization to acquire these skills

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takes place in an organization. It’s vital for an organization to acquire these skills, either by helping project managers to develop them, or by building a dedicated change management function that works hand-in glove with the project management function. By combining project and change capabilities in key people and teams, you can create real change champions: a force for positive change in an organization. It is vitally important to choose and train the right people in these skills. The role of a business change champion is crucial because these individuals – who should be highly credible in the organisation – will be
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Running Head: Is Project Management Change Management Jerry Guzman helping to manage the inevitable ambiguity and uncertainty that change brings. The people side of change should not be left in the hands of traditional project managers. However, with additional skills – and a new understanding of change management – good project managers can become extremely effective business change champions. This benefits them, because it puts them at the epicenter of the organization’s change agenda and dramatically increases their personal value. The organization benefits too. It can build the capability of its own people, creating a higher level of employee commitment to change, and can implement change more successfully.
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Running Head: Is Project Management Change Management Jerry Guzman References 1. Baca, C. (2005). Project Manager's Spotlight on Change Management . San Francisco, Calif: Jossey-Bass.
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