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Measuring Success and Sustaining Change (Part Four)

Welcome to the final instalment of our in-depth series on Change Management and Transformation. We've traversed through the fundamentals, effective communication, and overcoming resistance. Today, we conclude with the vital elements of measuring the success of your change initiatives and sustaining those changes for the long term.

KPIs for Measuring the Success of a Change Management Initiative

Determining whether your change initiative has been a success involves more than gut feeling. Here are some Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to consider:
  • Employee Engagement Levels - Survey your team before, during, and after the change process.
  • Productivity Metrics - Are output and efficiency meeting or exceeding standards?
  • Adoption Rates - How quickly and fully are new systems or practices adopted?
  • Stakeholder Satisfaction - Collect feedback from all stakeholders, internal and external.

Post-Implementation Review: What to Look For

A post-implementation review can give you valuable insights into what worked and what didn’t. Look for:
  • Alignment with Objectives - Did the change meet its intended goals?
  • Resource Utilisation - Were time and resources used efficiently?
  • Lessons Learned - Document insights that can be applied to future projects.

Tips for Sustaining Long-Term Change

  • Ongoing Communication - Continue to update team members about progress and any upcoming changes.
  • Regular Audits - Periodically assess the staying power and impact of the change.
  • Reward and Recognise - Acknowledge those who have contributed to making the change a success.
Measuring and sustaining change are the cornerstones of successful change management. By focusing on tangible KPIs and conducting post-implementation reviews, you can ensure that your change initiatives have the desired impact—and that they stick. It's been a rewarding journey exploring the multi-faceted world of change management with you. Here's to your ongoing success!

Thank you for following our blog series on Change Management and Transformation. Do you have insights or questions about measuring and sustaining change? Please join the conversation below or contact us directly. And don’t forget to download our helpful resources to guide you in your change management endeavours.

Trevor O'Sullivan

Trevor O'Sullivan

General Manager. Since the early 2000s, Trevor has worked with thousands of Talent Management professionals to develop and apply assessment-based talent management solutions for selecting, developing and managing people. Trevor is an active member of the TTI Success Insights (TTISI) Global Advisory Council, contributes to TTISI product development and is a regular presenter at TTISI-R3. He is honoured to have received multiple Blue Diamond Awards and, more recently, the Bill Brooks Impact Award recognising his contributions to the TTISI global network.

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