Summary:

In this episode of the Change Management Review™ Podcast, Theresa Moulton interviews Stacey Ferguson, President & Principal Consultant at The Ferguson Group US. As an experienced principal consultant with over 25 years in transformational, operation and problem-solving engagements, Stacey founded her firm on the principle of “Together Sustaining Success”. Stacey is also VP of the Minnesota Change Management Network (MNCMN), working to develop a nexus of change management professionals in the Minneapolis Metro and beyond.

In this information-loaded interview, Stacey brings to bear her unique ability to develop a change strategy aligned with the business/project work, including the development and execution of supporting tactical action plans. Listen as she walks you through the steps of developing and measuring a change management initiative, based on indicators that go into place at the outset – and use what she gives you as a guide in your own work.

Questions Asked:

  1. How did you get into the change management field?
  2. What causes change management initiatives to succeed or fail?
  3. What are some of the key elements of the change management strategy that need to be in place at the beginning of the initiative?
  4. How do you bring those elements forward throughout the entire initiative?
  5. What are some of the specific indicators and measurements around change adoption that should be in place for the initiative?
  6. How does a practitioner “sell” the value of change management inside the organization?
  7. What is the one piece of advice that you would give to a newcomer in the change management field?