Leading Change at Every Level
Identify and develop the skills that will make you more effective at leading change
In today's empowered organizations, the responsibility of championing change cascades throughout the organization, regardless of authority or position. Leading Change at Every Level is a comprehensive online self-assessment that measures skill level and an optional classroom workshop that develops five behaviors of effective change leaders.
The online version of this assessment requires a subscription to the HRDQ Online Assessment Center. A print version of the assessment is also available.
How It Works
Leading Change at Every Level is a combination self-assessment and training workshop that measures skill level and develops the five behaviors of effective change leaders:
- Modeling the change
- Communicating about the change
- Involving others in the change
- Helping others break from the past
- Creating a supportive environment for change
Leading Change at Every Level helps individuals examine how their behavior contributes to leading change. It also encourages participants to improve their ability to lead change, and shows them a comprehensive action planning section provides specific recommendations for bridging the gaps in one’s behavior portfolio.
Uses & Applications
Leading Change at Every Level can be used as a stand-alone learning instrument or part of a more comprehensive curriculum. It’s appropriate for any individual in the midst of leading a change effort, including team leaders, project managers, frontline supervisors, and middle managers.
Leading Change at Every Level is ideal as a:
- Skill predictor and development tool in advance of a new change effort
- Method of evaluating change leadership effectiveness during a recent change
- Utensil for employees and managers to identify necessary actions
- Centerpiece of a change management training program
By the end of this workshop, participants will:
- Measure current change leadership abilities
- Understand effective change leadership behaviors
- Develop change leadership skills
- Generate support for change efforts
- Improve the ability to lead change initiatives
Product Type: Self-assessment and workshop. The Facilitator Guide is an in-depth tool designed to help trainers swiftly administer the assessment.
Target Audience: Leading Change at Every Level is appropriate for all employee levels. To derive the greatest benefit from this learning experience, employees should currently be responsible for leading change.
Measures: Leading Change at Every Level helps individuals identify and develop the skills that will make them more effective at leading change, whether the change is one they have chosen to initiate or one they have been asked to implement.
Dimensions: Modeling change, communicating about change, how to involve others in the change, help others break from the past, and creating a supportive environment for change.
Time Required: Interpretation: One hour. Workshop: Three hours.
What To Order
Facilitator Guide: Order One Guide Per Trainer.
Includes background information, administrative guidelines, step-by-step workshop outline, Microsoft PowerPoint presentation, and sample participant materials. Facilitator support materials will be available to you as a digital download link in your order confirmation.
Paper Assessment 5-Pack: Order One Pack for Up to Five Participants.
The print version is ideal for facilitators who prefer to oversee scoring and administration of the assessment if you don't know who the participants will be before the class begins, or if your learners do not have easy access to computers. It includes pressure-sensitive forms for scoring to aid manual tabulation.
Online Assessment: Order One Per Participant.
The foundation for the workshop, the online assessment is administered to participants through the HRDQ Assessment Center. A full-color, detailed report is delivered electronically to the facilitator/administrator when complete.
QuickStart Train-the-Trainer: 1-hour virtual coaching session for this product.
QST is a convenient, one hour virtual coaching session for first-time facilitators of this product. You'll receive personalized, one-on-one coaching with a subject matter expert who will get you up to speed quickly and accurately, so you can step into the onsite with confidence. We'll answer all your questions about facilitation of the product. And you can add additional coaching hours as needed. Your coaching session can be provided by telephone or video call, and at a time of your choosing.
Facilitators will also receive an HRDQ Certificate of Completion for completing the QuickStart session.
About The Author
Laurie Ribble Libove, MS is a specialist in strategic human resource management and organizational development. She earned an MS from the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University and a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Ribble Libove served as a lecturer at the Haas School of Business at the University of California - Berkeley and an instructor in the MBA program at the Dominican University of California. She is the author and co-author of several HRDQ training tools, including Learning to Listen, Trust: The Ultimate Test, and the Comprehensive Leader.
- Info Kit | The Leading the Change at Every Level Info Kit
- Sample Report | The Leading Change at Every Level Sample Report
- Blog Post | "How to Lead Through Workplace Changes"
Infographic | Creating Positivity Around Change