Category Archives for Change Management

Six Change Approaches

The Six Change Approaches by Kotter & Schlesinger provides six practical strategies to overcome resistance to change. Businesses must constantly evolve or they will die. New technology, new competitors, changes in government regulations, and new opportunities are just some of the reasons causing organizations to need to change. Implementing change isn’t always easy. One reason […]

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ADKAR Model of Change

The Prosci ADKAR Model is a goal-based change management model that can be used to guide both individual and organizational change. The model is different from many other change management models because is it focuses on guiding change at the individual level. Jeff Hiatt developed the ADKAR Model of change in the 1990s. The model […]

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Influence Mapping

Influence mapping allows us to identify key stakeholders and the people who influence those stakeholders. This is particularly useful when managing change. Making change happen can be difficult. The larger the change the more difficult it can be to achieve. But even in large organizations, there are usually just a few key people who play […]

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Contingency Planning

Contingency Planning arises from the fact that exposure to risk in business is unavoidable. In business, risk can be defined as a threat that might prevent the business or organization from hitting its objectives. The purpose of contingency planning is thus to create planned responses to events that might adversely impact an organization. What happens […]

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