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For more information on Queen’s IRC’s practitioner-focused research, please contact our research team at: ircresearch@queensu.ca

CHANGE MANAGEMENT

What’s to Love About Employee Ownership?

Unions often feel uneasy about employee ownership, Dr. Beatty says. But in these cases drawn from her research, they learned to love it, embracing it as a potent strategy for saving jobs, keeping plants open, and building better union-management relationships.

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The Magic of Diagnosis – Part 2

In part one, Brenda discussed how diagnosis enables change leaders to uncover what is really going on – and how that knowledge yields both the best solutions and the energy for change. In part two of her article, she elaborates

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The Magic of Diagnosis – Part 1

At its core, facilitating organizational change is about energizing the right people to design and execute smart strategies. As sociologist Philip Selznik says: “Strategies take on value only as committed people infuse them with energy.” Read on for part one

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Harold’s Change Dilemma

During Queen’s IRC’s popular Change Management program last June, real estate and environmental consultant Harold Kenny shared his unique, sometimes unorthodox thoughts about how stakeholder communications can help make your change happen – in his case, years ahead of schedule

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ABOUT OUR PRACTITIONER-ORIENTED RESEARCH

Our research includes a variety of activities that complement our programming. Through surveys, interviews, and articles, we aim to communicate trends in the HR and LR fields.

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