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Leading your Team through Transitions: The human side of change management

Presented By:

Manda Scott


In today’s organizations, the only constant is change. Companies are faced with new technology, high demand for talent, increasing laws and regulations, and more.  Lean principles and processes help organizations set up sustainable systems for success and continuous improvement. But are our people, your biggest organization asset, truly as on-board and engaged as you think they are through the process?     Effectively managing transitions and understanding the human side of change can help lean stick in your organization and can also help keep you talent engaged and thriving.

Learning Objectives:

In this session you will learn what it takes to embrace your leadership role:

  • Tips to integrate lean principles into organization culture and talent systems
  • The difference between managing change and managing transition
  • Why managing transition helps your organization
  • The psychology of change  and needs of your people
  • Coaching tips to help your team and organization thrive in change and transition smoothly


About the Facilitator:

Manda Scott is currently the Director of HR and Staff Development at Kittitas Valley Healthcare in Ellensburg, WA.   Prior to this role, she  held several other HR Leadership roles including  HR Director for  Sunrise Outreach Center, a small non-profit organization focused on homelessness, human trafficking, and hunger, and Sr. Manager of Organization Relations and Development at Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital, where she worked for a total of 9 years in various HR and Organization Development roles.

Manda received her Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University and bachelors degrees in both Public Health and Spanish from Central Washington University.  Manda holds a Senior Professional of Human Resources credential (SPHR). She also holds training certifications in Employment Law, Crucial Conversations, Managing Organizational Transitions, Type and temperament (personality and communication styles) and Leadership Coaching.  Manda is passionate about communication, culture, and helping organizations be successful and effective by developing their talent. 

Manda has also been a member of Junior League of Yakima, a women’s leadership and philanthropy organization, for over 7 years where she served on the Board of Directors.  Manda has also served as Board President for the Dispute Resolution Center for Yakima and Kittitas Counties and Board President for the Washington State Healthcare Human Resources Association.