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Frequently asked questions

What is Organizational Change?

Organizational change is the process in which an organization identifies the need to reconstruct its business process in order to sustain its competitive advantage. The process entails drastically improving efficiency and reducing output costs.

What is Change Management?

Change management is a process in which we identify operational gaps, map and implement the required changes in the current business model in order for a business to continue to thrive in a competitive market.

What does the term "change agent" mean and what are their goals?

A change agent an intermediary person who partners with business leaders and stakeholders to spearhead a change initiative in order to drive business objectives. Our primary goal is to ensure your project and transition succeed, the organizations goals are met with connection to the project and your team is confident and comfortable implementing the changes. The process entails our team digging deep into your business operations and upgrading the process to meet the demands of your clients. We will conduct a detailed training session to ensure all users have the tools they need to succeed in the new phase of business.

What does the phrase “realign my current talent” mean for me, and my business?

In today’s job market leaders must hone the ability to not only identify great talent beyond their resume, but to also align them to the appropriate job responsibilities with your organization to ensure both their success and maximize efficiency within your business. There are various independent variables that must work in lockstep for your workforce and business to succeed.

How will the agents at Cornerstone Paradigm Consulting learn my business?

There is a process we follow in order to successfully assess your business and develop a customize program to meet the businesses goals and objectives. The process will begin with a free 30 minute consultation, please visit our intake page for more details

What are some of the factors that might require a business to consider implementation of organizational change?

The drivers for organizational change in a growing and competitive environment are typically outdated technology, declining consumer demand/loyalty, newly published compliance policies, seeking to expand the business product/services, high employee turnover, M&A, etc.

What does the process look like to implement change?

At a very high level, organizational change typically consists of several stages:
-Establishing your business goals
-The need for change
-Creating a plan
-Implementing the plan in stages -Coaching and monitoring your team

Do I need to know anything about technology or software?

Leaders cannot simply rely on their Chief Technology Officer (CTO) or their IT teams to lead the way. We encourage all members of the team, executive included to learn to use the technology alongside the daily users.

Will I have to upgrade my company's software?

In most cases a technology upgrade will be necessary. However, there may be some cases depending on the business objectives that a software upgrade may not be necessary in the scope of the project we’re discussing.

What might my business face if we do not consider some form of change?

Competitors entering the market place are endless, this can make it difficult for leaders to understand the new business models, consumer demands/loyalty and best practice requirements that are now quite different with every new generation of consumers. Companies must stay on the cutting edge in their respective industry in order to maintain a competitive advantage.

My Executive Management team is reluctant to make any changes to our current business model; what will that mean for my business in the near future?

The discussion of change within an organization can be challenging in the early stages. As a stakeholder you must decide if your business can sustain new competition entering the market while maintaining your current competitive advantage.