Change Management Model

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Introduction
Leading change management requires establishing a theoretical foundation that supports change initiatives. This document will research the theoretical elements of change and change management models. Addressed will be the following: factors that contributed to the organic evolution of change, methodologies used in formulating strategic development approaches, commensurate leadership and management skills used to sustain growth during change management and data retrieval and analysis. As businesses continue to change and evolve the need for flexibility within organizational operations becomes more important. Businesses that survive and prosper are agile and adaptive to change. As the competitive environment changes businesses are
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The strategic plan provides the foundation upon which the mid and lower level managers coordinate tactical and operational planning and align adaptation to the change process. Changes in delivery of goods and services may adversely impact employee performance and coping abilities, therefore, an internal resistance mechanism is activated when the communication lines connecting line workers to higher level management are broken. Subordinates will adamantly resist change in the face of certain losses, uncertain future benefits or perceived personal …show more content…
The firs type is quantitative and is commonly collected by distributing, to a specific sample of subordinates, in the form of surveys and questionnaires. Quantitative data collection and analysis uses statistical tools in the data analysis stage of the process. The second type of data collection is qualitative and is commonly collected by forming focus groups or through personal interviews or observation techniques. When conducting observations the leadership will have to define what is being observed and make observations at the right times in order to observe what needs to be observed. The way the leader collects data should relate to how the change process will be planned and managed. Regardless of what method the leader decides to use meticulous documentation and preservation of data is critical to the success of the change imitative.
Conclusion
This assignment addressed several elements of change and change management. The factors that contribute to the organic evolution of change, formulating strategic development approaches and identifying models and interventions of change leadership. Evaluation of the leadership and management skills necessary to implement a model of continuous change that facilitates organizational adaptation ensures follower commitment to leadership and change management. Gathering and analyzing data to determine the most efficacious timing of change

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