About Doug Jones

Doug Jones has had diverse experience leading and facilitating business development, organizational change, business process improvement, and technology development across multiple industries. Doug leverages a unique blend of conceptual and task-oriented thinking with cultural and organizational behavior interests and experience in strategic planning, technology development, operations management, and business development to focus the efforts of diverse team on organizational objectives.

Career Transition: A Survival Guide

By |2019-03-29T15:47:54-06:00March 29th, 2019|@enable_change, Change Leadership Capability, Leader Change Capability, Leadership and Management|

Part 4: Building Relations with Leaders and Building Your Role In our last installment, we discussed how to build relationships with coworkers. In this installment, we will explore ideas on how to build relationships with management and how those relationships can help you facilitate an agreement on how to [...]

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Career Transition: A Survival Guide

By |2018-11-08T08:28:24-07:00November 7th, 2018|Change Leadership Capability, Leader Change Capability, Leadership and Management, Mergers, Acquisitions & Reorganizations|

Part 3: Building Relations with Co-workers In our last installment, we discussed how to explore the written and unwritten rules and norms of an organization.  In this installation we will discuss building relationships with new colleagues which is the key to learning about the organization and building the connections that [...]

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Career Transition: A Survival Guide

By |2019-06-26T14:14:15-06:00September 26th, 2018|Leadership and Management, Mergers, Acquisitions & Reorganizations|

Part 2: How Does the Organization Work? Micah’s first week on the job went incredibly well. The person who took her around the office was friendly and seemed so knowledgeable about where everything in the office belonged and the written processes for getting work done. Micah was thrilled that she had [...]

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Career Transition: A Survival Guide

By |2019-06-26T14:44:41-06:00August 29th, 2018|@enable_change, Change Leadership Capability, Mergers, Acquisitions & Reorganizations, Organizational Change Capacity|

Part 1: Getting Established in a New Organization or Role The first day on a new team or at a new company can be one of the most unnerving, stomach churning experiences for even the bravest, boldest of corporate titans. Sometimes, this new role is the result of an empowered [...]

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“The Three Factors of Effective Criticism” Part Two: How To Say It

By |2018-06-19T14:09:33-06:00April 20th, 2018|Change Leadership Capability, Organizational Change Capacity|

In our last installment, we introduced the concept of criticism using a fictitious encounter between a manager and subordinate. This extreme example of poorly-executed criticism allowed us to identify the three components of effective criticism: cultural setting, effectively transmitting the message, and effectively receiving the message. For those in leadership [...]

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