Relevant Change management Theories
There are currently numerous change management theories, many of which have evolved from one of the most influential theories put forth by Kurt Lewin in 1947. The Lewins model for change is one of the earliest models and foundations for change management. The Lewins Model conceived that in order to create change there must be a “modification of those forces that keep a systems behaviour stable” which can be achieved through by increasing “those forces pushing for change, decrease those forces that maintain the current state or apply some combination of both” (text 33).
Kurt Lewin developed the three stage “Lewins model” in ...view middle of the document...
Kotter’s 8 step model:
Kotter developed an 8-step model for change, which organizations can implement step by step.
1. Create urgency
2. Form a Powerful coalition
3. Create a vision for change
4. Communicate the vision
5. Remove Obstacles
6. Create Short Term Wins
7. Build on the change
8. Anchor the changes in corporate culture
Isabellas 4 triggers:
a. Be aggressive in terms of hearing and responding to rumours
b. Provide positive information
c. Be ready with replies to questions
d. Provide big picture framework
a. Manage the announcement of the change
b. Use positive past history
c. Introduce people to the new environment
a. Orchestrate the transition carefully and with ceremony
b. Communicate the vision, strategy and what the organisation will become
c. Turn ordinary actions into symbolic communications
d. Specify new work rules and procedures clearly and with rationale
a. Create events to evaluate the change
b. Communicate in very concrete terms what the event has meant overall
c. Admit failures and state new strategies to turn those around
Application of Relevant Theories:
Firstly when looking at how change management is experienced throughout the movie, it is best to...