Here are some NCVO resources to help you manage change successfully.
From here to there: managing change in third sector organisations
This guide is aimed anyone who may be involved in leading change. It will help you to understand different types of change, choose the right approach and plan for a change that lasts. 'From here to there' builds on established management theory and contains direct learning from voluntary sector leaders and managers. Order a copy of From Here to There.
Achieve More 9: Managing change
This guide discusses how to successfully steer your organisation through change, introducing some key principles and real-life case studies. Order or download a copy of Achieve More 9: managing change (PDF 1.2MB).
Achieve More 6: Creativity
This guide explores how fostering a creative culture within your organisation can reap rewards. It includes tips on how to kick off creative conversations in meetings, using art to capture ideas and how to deal with complaints. Download Achieve More 6: creativity (PDF 1.6MB).
Achieve More 3: Quality
This introductory guide explores what quality means, how it can help organisations to improve and how to choose a suitable quality standard. It also includes tips on how to do a self-assessment and insights from a volunteer-led organisation on the realities of implementing a quality system. Download Achieve More 3: quality (PDF 1.4MB).
This DIY workbook provides an opportunity to assess how well your organisation is currently doing, and to identify areas for improvement. The guide takes a holistic approach, looking at all aspects of an organisation's work. It is based on the EFQM Excellence Model, one of the most widely used quality frameworks in the voluntary sector. Download the Self-Assessment Workbook (PDF 250KB).
Advice and support
- Funding and finance
- Coping with cuts
- Addressing needs
- Managing change
- Planning for the future
- Involving people
- Public Service Delivery
- Governance and leadership
- Compact Advocacy programme
- Campaigning and influencing policy
- Collaborative working
- ICT (information and communication technology)
- Climate change
- People, HR and employment