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Change management

Businesses continually face challenges to stay competitive. Our selection of books, articles and guides can help you implement change, get your team on board and create a culture of innovation.

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Featured article

What to do when machines do everything
Strategic Finance. April 2018
Review of a book looking at how best practices such as leveraging data and nurturing a digital corporate culture will prepare your organization for an AI future. 

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Featured report

Change management and reorganisation
(ICAEW Business and Management Faculty, 2014, 25 pages)
Topics covered include change strategy, restructuring, legal issues, leadership, human factors, communication and supporting employees to manage change. Available online to logged-in ICAEW Business and Management Faculty members. Alternatively, to borrow this report please contact the Library.


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Online articles

The Library provides access to leading business, finance and management journals. These journals are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users subject to suppliers' terms of use.

The audit committee connection

The article discusses how internal audit's ability to serve as a trusted advisor to its primary stakeholder - the audit committee - is key to organisational success.

How to prevent the benefits of process improvement fading

The article offers advice on sustaining business process improvements, along with an interview of change initiatives manager Helen Bevan of England's National Health Service. Topics include the role of business leaders in promoting continuous improvement, communication about how process improvements relate to organizational purpose, and the notion of initiative fatigue.

Persona based formula for change: using models of important accountant behaviors, companies can provide opportunities for their employees to thrive

The article discusses the significant change faced by accounting and finance groups as companies move toward digital transformation. Topics discussed include the ways that companies can provide opportunities for their people to thrive and contribute as they undergo change, the different models of important accountant behaviors, and the need to form a team that will put theory into real-world practice.

Manufacturers, technology and the fourth industrial revolution

The article reports that worldwide spending on the technology and services enabling business and product digital transformation is forecast to surpass billions in 2018. The main objective and top-spending digital transformation priority for those industries is smart manufacturing, such as material optimization, smart asset management and autonomic operations. There are multiple examples of manufacturers investing in new systems to drive efficiencies and improvements in their operations.

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Useful links

Change management and agility (CIPD)
A collection of resources on change management from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development which includes practical advice, research reports and podcasts.

Managing change
Business guide from Atom Content Marketing.

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