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By |April 26th, 2021|Categories: Leading Change, Skills for leading change|

Implementing a new student evaluation of teaching system using the Kotter change model Abstract: Kotter’s (1996. Leading Change. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press) model is one of the most frequently cited guides for implementing planned organizational change. While this model is widely used across many industries and contexts, including higher education, there are few research studies and cases that provide in-depth information on the applicability and potential of this model to inform successful change initiatives. In this paper, we describe how we used Kotter's model as a guide when embarking on a multi-year effort to change our university's system [...]

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Kotter’s Eight Steps for Leading Change

By |April 26th, 2021|Categories: Approaches to leading change, Leading Change|

Kotter’s Eight Steps for Leading Change John Kotter, leadership and change management professor at Harvard Business School, introduced his ground-breaking 8-Step Change Model in his 1995 book, “Leading Change”. In a landmark study entitled, “Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail”, Prof Kotter opines, “The most general lesson to be learned from the more successful cases is that the change process goes through a series of phases that, in total, usually require a considerable length of time. Skipping steps creates only the illusion of speed and never produces a satisfying result. A second very general lesson is that critical mistakes in [...]

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Lewin’s Change Management Model

By |April 26th, 2021|Categories: Approaches to leading change, Leading Change|

Kurt Lewin developed a change model involving three steps: unfreezing, changing and refreezing. The model represents a very simple and practical model for understanding the change process. For Lewin, the process of change entails creating the perception that a change is needed, then moving toward the new, desired level of behavior and finally, solidifying that new behavior as the norm. The model is still widely used and serves as the basis for many modern change models. For more information on Lewin’s Change Management Model Read More: Lewin's 3-Stage Model of Change: Unfreezing, Changing & Refreezing  

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Kübler-Ross Five Stage Change Management Model.

By |April 26th, 2021|Categories: Approaches to leading change, Leading Change|

This model helps employers understand better their employees and empathize with them. This model consists of five stages through which employees may be going during organizational changes. Kübler-Ross Five Stage Change Management Model. For more information on the Kübler-Ross Five Stage Change Management Model

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ADKAR Change Management Model

By |April 26th, 2021|Categories: Approaches to leading change, Leading Change|

The Prosci ADKAR® Model is a goal-oriented change management model that guides individual and organizational change. Created by Prosci founder Jeff Hiatt, ADKAR is an acronym that represents the five tangible and concrete outcomes that people need to achieve for lasting change: awareness, desire, knowledge, ability and reinforcement. For more information on the ADKAR model  

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McKinsey 7-S Change Management Model

By |April 26th, 2021|Categories: Approaches to leading change, Leading Change|

This model consists of 7 crucial categories that organizations should be aware of when implementing change. While most other models represent some kind of a process or workflow, McKinsey’s model simply reminds us of all the business aspects that should be defined before the change strategy is implemented. McKinsey 7-S Change Management Model More information on the McKinsey 7-S Change Management Model

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What is Change Leadership?

By |April 26th, 2021|Categories: Leading Change|

Change Leadership is the ability to influence and inspire action in others, and respond with vision and agility during periods of growth, disruption or uncertainty to bring about the needed change. Yvonne Ruke Akpoveta: https://thechangeleadership.com/change-leadership-defined/#:~:text=Change%20Leadership%20is%20the%20ability%20to%20influence%20and%20inspire%20action,bring%20about%20the%20needed%20change.   Change leadership is the ability to influence and enthuse others through personal advocacy, vision, and drive, and to access resources to build a solid platform for change (Higgs and Rowland, 2000). Leadership is often viewed as key to successful change (American Management Association, 1994). https://www.kbmanage.com/concept/change-leadership   Change leadership is much more associated with putting an engine on the whole change process, and making it [...]

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