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Avoiding the most common (and fatal) pitfalls of organizational change. Part 3: Hold the tension of change

Anthony L. Suchman, MD, MA
Published on July 27th, 2017

Dear friends and colleagues, Welcome to the third installment in our series on avoiding common pitfalls in organizational change. This blog describes what is arguably the most underrecognized yet absolutely essential function of a change leader – holding the tension of change. There is no change of any consequence that does not involve anxiety and […]

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Avoiding the most common (and fatal) pitfalls of organizational change. Part 2: Attend to the losses that are part of every change

Anthony L. Suchman, MD, MA
Published on May 22nd, 2017

Dear friends and colleagues, Here’s the second installment in a series of blogs on common pitfalls in organizational change and how to avoid them. We are in a time when enormous change is needed in healthcare, and we can’t afford the waste of time or human spirit that results from poorly executed change projects, no […]

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Avoiding the most common (and fatal) pitfalls of organizational change. Part 1: Change how you think about change!

Anthony L. Suchman, MD, MA
Published on April 13th, 2017

Dear friends and colleagues, Given the magnitude and importance of the changes that are needed in healthcare right now, we cannot afford to waste time, money and human spirit on ineffective change projects, however well-intentioned they might be. So over the next few months, I’d like to offer a series of brief blogs describing some […]

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