TYSONS CORNER, Va., May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Management Concepts Inc., the nation's premier provider of professional development, performance improvement, and talent management solutions for the public sector, today announced the release of its report "Successful Change Management Practices in the Public Sector" from survey findings of public sector employees.
To gain a deeper understanding of the organizational change management process in government, Management Concepts partnered with Human Capital Media, the research arm of Workforce magazine, to launch "The Changing Government Workplace Survey" to gain deep insight on how the public sector practices successful change management at the Federal, state and local levels.
Key findings include:
- A third of respondents identify as successful organizations and report change management success at their workplaces.
- The top three strategies to minimize negative impacts of change are changing processes for efficiency, providing training, and improving the workplace culture.
- The top three roadblocks to change are siloing, flawed communication, and lack of buy-in.
The report will be unveiled at a panel event today, "Changing Government" hosted by the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA). Jim Sowers, General Manager of the People & Performance Consulting Division at Management Concepts will provide opening remarks and Tim Bowden, Executive Director, People & Performance Consulting will discuss the results.
"Change is inevitable, how we adapt to it is key," said Stephen Maier, President of Management Concepts. "Government's approach to change management is critical to the success of Federal initiatives. As the Presidential transition gets underway, ensuring that an effective and innovative Federal workforce remains intact is vital to providing the American people with the best available service. We help agencies navigate and successfully manage these types of transformational change events."
For more information and to download the report, visit www.ManagementConcepts.com/ChangingWorkplace.
About Management Concepts
Management Concepts is the nation's premier provider of professional development, performance improvement, and talent management solutions for the public sector. Since 1973, we've collaborated with and supported every major agency in the Federal government, thousands of state and local government offices, numerous non-profit organizations and universities, and hundreds of corporations; unleashing the potential of more than one million individuals and enhancing the performance of teams and organizations. Visit www.ManagementConcepts.com and follow us on Twitter @Mgmt_Concepts.
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