ACTivate HR is proud that Joely, Shannon and Krista all presented at the 2018 CPHR Annual Conference: HR Undefined. As part of our ongoing commitment to ACTivate our professional community, we offered two sessions in the areas of Implementing Positive Change and Workplace Investigations.
On the morning of April 11, 2018, Krista presented at the first Professional Development session breakout:
Employees Resisting Change? Here’s Why
Participants were introduced to an innovative, strength-based approach to leading change. This unique method identifies the strengths and values of the organization which have led to previous successes and uses them to build a plan for change. The approach is highly collaborative and, because it is based on past successes, results in high engagement along with faster and more sustained results than traditional approaches.In contrast to viewing change as something to be managed, this strength-based method leads groups to see change positively and as an opportunity to replicate past successes and achievements. This flexible approach is effective with small groups as well as for organization-wide initiatives. It can be successfully utilized in a range of change initiatives from technology implementations to workplace culture change. As a versatile and practical methodology, it is a must-have for any HR practitioner’s toolkit.This session reviewed a recent case study where a strength-based approach was used to identify and plan the implementation of change initiatives to address engagement survey results.On the second day of the conference, April 12, Shannon and Joely co-presented during the afternoon power sessions: