CoreNet Global Summit, Boston 2018
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Why Change Fails: The Science Behind How People REALLY Work

October 15, 2018 | 2:15 - 3:15

Why Change Fails: The Science Behind How People REALLY Work

Science is beginning to explain why, despite all the money, consultants and best intentions, we have trouble merging companies, solving important social problems, and creating new, effective workspaces. We’ll dig into the latest research into how people, organizations and communities actually work and talk about how that might help us get the experiences, the results we’re after. We'll look at the latest research into THE most influential aspect of how people, communities and organizations actually work and cover what we can do about it.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand those factors scientifically known to correlate to knowledge worker productivity - and defend the findings by explaining the rigor of the research process.
  • Describe the theories behind effectively, lastingly changing social norms to align with the organizations’ desired culture and in support of the productivity factors.
  • Practice applying processes and tools to facilitate the changing of social norms to align with the intentions of a given organization to help them ˜walk their talk’ and improve performance.