Q. Can you give an example of when you have supported change within an organization?
SITUATION – In my previous job, a new and inexperienced manager joined the team. It was quite refreshing to have someone new join the team. She had different and creative ideas she wanted to try out which she believed would help the company to grow. Therefore, unfortunately, the vast majority of people within the team were opposed to the proposed changes and they made their feelings clear to the new manager.
TASK – I felt differently. I believe change is positive within any organisation and there is no harm in trying new and different ways of working. So on that basis, I supported my manager and decided I would speak to those against the change individually, to try and motivate them to see the potential benefits.
ACTION – I took my time to spe