Managing Change

Welcome to the Managing Change Learning Topic. We hope you'll find the article and resources here to be helpful to you and your team in handling change management challenges and goals.

What is change management?

Change management is a set of ideas, strategies, and skills that can be applied to engage change effectively. These may be applied

What can I learn or do here?

A good place to start is by asking yourself three key questions to consider in planning change. You'll find the questions in our Change Gauge tool (Microsoft Word). Also be sure to read the Four Room Apartment article for a great introduction to a proven method of managing change.

Can you help my group or department plan and implement changes we need to make?

Yes. HR's organization development consultants provide change management services to MIT's departments, labs and centers. In addition to consulting on common aspects of organizational change, we have expertise in managing specific types of change, including business process redesign and strategic planning. Learn more.

What if the change I have in mind will affect my career or the careers of my staff?

Change can entice us to learn new skills to stay effective and even shift the direction of a career in positive ways. MIT is committed to the professional and career development of its employees. See Learning & Development to learn more.

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