Since its inception in 2001, ChangeWorks has established a broad client base spanning central and local government, not-for-profit and private companies.
Porirua City Council
Having worked with ChangeWorks on several projects, Porirua City Council contacted ChangeWorks to perform a Capability and Resources Review and an annual refreshment Vision/Values programme. We also worked with them on a regional shared services feasibility study for building compliance. Read More.
Special Olympics New Zealand
Special Olympics New Zealand approached ChangeWorks to assist us with a high level review of our organisation. Special Olympics was experiencing significant growth in its athlete numbers which puts pressure on funding and management roles and structure.
Our plans suggested we needed NZ$3.8 million in the next financial year to achieve our goals for that year. We were struggling to raise half of that and our current financial year operating costs were NZ$1.6 million. Read More.
Leading for Change Programme
The Youth Hostel Association (NZ) approached ChangeWorks to assist them with a transformational Leadership Development Programme which would develop the leadership capability of their senior managers in a planned and focussed way. The Challenge YHA needed to make a substantive commitment to their people’s professional development and help support those who had self-elected for transition… Read More.
Charities Commission contracted ChangeWorks to help us define our values and to embed them in to how we do business.
We worked with Grant Herman who was an excellent consultant. He is extremely professional, prompt, thorough and he has a good engaging facilitation style that matched our culture. Read More.
Porirua City Council
For some time, I’d had in mind an organisation review for the [Poirirua City] Council. Discussions with ChangeWorks helped me to formulate my thinking in terms of how to go about such a review.
In particular, we were interested in breaking down our silos, increasing interaction and communication, and improving our overall leadership capability. Read More.
Sport and Recreation New Zealand (SPARC)
Working with ChangeWorks We asked ChangeWorks to assist us in reviewing our organisation. There were three stages to this: Looking at how effective SPARC was in the way we operated, and identifying the best structure for us. Developing proposals for changing our structure and ways of working. Assisting us in deciding how to implement the… Read More.
Senior Management Team – Performance Evaluation
Our senior management team was lacking a meaningful performance management system. We asked ChangeWorks to work with us to come up with a robust performance management regime that would provide us with good, meaningful feedback. We particularly wanted to avoid the “tick the box” type processes and rigid systems that were time consuming. Read More.
Some organisations, particularly in the Government sector, do not offer public endorsements. Although we cannot attribute them, these comments were offered freely and in good faith by other ChangeWorks clients. …Shona, is “a professional”. She is someone who “knows her stuff” and is a “great facilitator” ….I just wanted to thank you for facilitating our… Read More.