There is no shortage of adaptation and evolution in humanitarian action. Change Management comprises the processes, tools and techniques to manage the human side of organizational change. The aim is to ensure a successful transition by supporting people/staff through that process. Though not unique to humanitarian action, it is particularly relevant given the dynamic nature of sector and the need for constant adaptation to shifting external environment.
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Global network dedicated to improving the performance of humanitarian action through research, including in the area of operational humanitarian decision-making, leadership, and coordination
Document describing tools and processes to support change management in diverse cultural settings, as well as managing resistance to change
Presents approaches to change management in organizations, as well as how these approaches have been implemented in the past
Briefing paper examining the operational consequences of humanitarian reform, the need for a strategic roadmap for reform, and general recommendations on change management
Website providing information on change management, key considerations when implementing organization-wide change, techniques to manage change and resistance amongst your staff, volunteers, and stakeholders