Yes! It is not the only characteristic of an over-managed approach, and it is quite possible to over-manage change without defaulting to this crude state. However, when challenged and fearful of losing control, many managers and organisations often default to a ‘Just-Do-It’ style of management, issuing instructions and punishing opposition
Yes! Quite often a general appreciation of the importance of leadership is translated into simply another level of management, with an overly-rational restricted view of leadership as creating plans, applying techniques and imposing controls.
Yes! In line with the cliché that HR should not be the exclusive preserve of HR experts, change management is a key component of all those involved in managing or leading a change. Moreover, the reliance on accredited change experts can encourage traditional project ‘managing by checklist’ approach to change.