The Partnership Paradigm: Why Law Firms Need a Different Approach to Change
There has been a great deal written on change management in a corporate setting. Law firm management structures (as opposed to traditional corporate pyramid structures) add additional challenges to implementing change. How can change management strategies be adopted to suit the management structure of law firms?
@Sachin Gupta - Knowledge Management Attorney, Latham & Watkins LLP
@Erika Barber - Learning Strategist, Traveling Coaches
@Kathleen Hogan - Senior Director, Knowledge and Data Insights, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Questions the moderator will ask the speakers:
-What are some common change management frameworks that apply to organizations in general?
-What are some challenges unique to a law firm environment that can make those approaches more difficult to implement?
-Among law firms themselves, what are some aspects of law firm culture that can impact the ability to implement change, either positively or negatively?
-What role, if any, do clients play in impacting the drive for change within a law firm?
-Are the certain periods that are more ripe for change to take place, such as when billables are lower or a time of technological advancement?
-Can you each leave us with a micro strategy (that an individual can implement) and a macro strategy?
Recorded on 11-01-2023.
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