A Compact is a clearly stated agreed set of expectations between staff that aligns with an organisation’s vision and aims. It is the agreement or psychological contract of “How we do things round here”. It can be used to challenge poor behaviour where culture is unhelpful to success, to improve team working even if the team works reasonably well, and as an alternative to large scale re-organisation/ restructure.
My network/ circle of influence
My Network is a simple visual tool to help to understand your network of connections at work and outside work if appropriate who can help to support your improvement project. It can also be used to identify who may be blockers of your improvement project. It can be used in conjunction to the circle of influence to enable you to reflect on alterations to your influencing style you may need to adopt or people who currently you have little influence with who you may need to focus on for success.
OGIM (Objectives, Goals, Initiatives, Metrics) can be used at all levels of an organisation to give structure to developing an annual plan that is linked and aligned to the organisational vision and strategies. It is visual and simple to understand.
Stakeholder analysis is one of the first steps you should take in any change project. It enables you to identify everyone with a concern or interest who needs to be involved.
Timelines are a useful tool for visualising the sequence of significant events over time, telling a story, explaining a process or identifying personal change over time.