NGO Soul + Strategy

001. Lessons from a long time change manager: Monica Maassen, Oxfam International

February 09, 2020 Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken Season 1 Episode 1
NGO Soul + Strategy
001. Lessons from a long time change manager: Monica Maassen, Oxfam International
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NGO Soul + Strategy
001. Lessons from a long time change manager: Monica Maassen, Oxfam International
Feb 09, 2020 Season 1 Episode 1
Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken

Lessons from a long time change manager: Monica Maassen, Oxfam International

Episode 001 – Monica Maassen

 

Title: Oxfam’s 2020 change journey: lessons from a long-time change manager - Monica Maassen

Summary para: Oxfam International and its 20+ affiliates have embarked on significant organizational change  – appropriately called ‘Oxfam2020’. Monica Maassen, Head of Oxfam Int’s change management, learning and change communications, explains her approach to how she and her team try to promote and accompany this large-scale change process, and the many lessons she has learned along the way. 

  • How does Monica see the different components of an organizational change process?
  • What does she do, on a daily basis?
  • What has Monica found the most rewarding, and the most trying, about change management?
  • What change management concepts or approaches has Monica found to be most helpful?
  • Why many people make the mistake of overfocusing on organizational structure change instead of on behaviors
  •  How has she tried to learn as a change manager?

Resources:

Bio: Monica Maassen is an expert in the field of change management and has worked in her current role with Oxfam International for over five years. Maassen currently acts as the Head of the organization’s Change Management, Learning and Change Communications Department, and is leading an initiative on culture change titled 'Culture: Living our Values. 

LinkedIn profile Monica Maassen: linkedin.com/in/monica-maassen-49a30217

Book on Mindtraps by Jennifer Garvey Berger: Unlocking Leadership Mindtraps: How to Thrive in Complexity

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Lessons from a long time change manager: Monica Maassen, Oxfam International

Episode 001 – Monica Maassen

 

Title: Oxfam’s 2020 change journey: lessons from a long-time change manager - Monica Maassen

Summary para: Oxfam International and its 20+ affiliates have embarked on significant organizational change  – appropriately called ‘Oxfam2020’. Monica Maassen, Head of Oxfam Int’s change management, learning and change communications, explains her approach to how she and her team try to promote and accompany this large-scale change process, and the many lessons she has learned along the way. 

  • How does Monica see the different components of an organizational change process?
  • What does she do, on a daily basis?
  • What has Monica found the most rewarding, and the most trying, about change management?
  • What change management concepts or approaches has Monica found to be most helpful?
  • Why many people make the mistake of overfocusing on organizational structure change instead of on behaviors
  •  How has she tried to learn as a change manager?

Resources:

Bio: Monica Maassen is an expert in the field of change management and has worked in her current role with Oxfam International for over five years. Maassen currently acts as the Head of the organization’s Change Management, Learning and Change Communications Department, and is leading an initiative on culture change titled 'Culture: Living our Values. 

LinkedIn profile Monica Maassen: linkedin.com/in/monica-maassen-49a30217

Book on Mindtraps by Jennifer Garvey Berger: Unlocking Leadership Mindtraps: How to Thrive in Complexity

If you want to learn more:

Click here to subscribe to be alerted when new podcast episodes come out or when Tosca produces other thought leadership pieces.

Or email Tosca at [email protected] if you want to talk about your social sector organization’s needs, challenges, and opportunities.

You can find Tosca’s content by following her on her social media channels: 

Twitter            LinkedIn         Facebook