The Tribe Report 4. The Change Management Issue - Page 16

HI VS. LO BY ALEXIS SNELL HI VS. LO CHANGE PROCESS SOLUTIONS Change is inevitable, especially for large companies trying to keep up with the times and stay relevant in a competitive market. How a change is communicated to employees sets the tone for either a good change or a bad change. In all cases of communicating change, keep in mind the following points for a positive experience: • Start communicating with employees early and often to create buy-in for the change and less confusion later • Consistency across all forms of communications is key in order to build trust and squash misinterpretations of the messaging • Relay how the change will affect individuals, not just the company as a whole 16 | TRIBE REPORT