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John Kotters 8 Steps to Lead Change There are several change management models and thoeries for todays business world to follow.
Many of them are simarlar and some are different. In my opinion there is only one change management model that covers all the bases. With that being said Kotters guide to the change management process is still the choosen choice for many leaders. Harvard Proffessor and highly recommended Author John Kotter wrote the incredible popular book titled "Leading Change".
Kotter litterly provides a roadmap of how to go about acheiving orgainzational change no matter what size it may be. Through his 8 step change management model he explains how to achive change by building on each step.
He also discusses how to be aware of possible roadblocks that could ultimately hurt the change management process. Create Urgency This stage is all about motivating the workplace to consider change and get them to buy into it.
So how do you actually create an urgency for change. Start developing conversations about whats happening in the marketplace and what your competition is doing. If you do move on to soon you will risk further short term loses. In short, be paitent and do not force things just keep creating a buzz.
Recognize and develop the negative effects of avoiding change. Develop new business opportunites. Communications sholud be open, honest and persasive. Build outside support from customers, investors, etc.
Form a Powerful Coalation Here in step 2 you will continue to promote the power of change and the reasons for it. Doing this alone is simply to much of a difficult task.
Search out strong leaders thoughout the organization that are liked and respected. Leaders that have differences in expertise and background. Build a team that has variety and balance. When your coalation team is complete.
Make sure that everyone is on the same page and continue to build urgency for change. Keep in mind that there are other change management models and change management thoeries out there. Make sure that the change team knows which one you are following to avoid problems. Find Leaders that are liked and respected 2.
Request trust and strong commitment 3. Work on team building with your change team 4. Recognize strengths, weaknesses and opportunities Step 3: Create Vision For Change Most change management models have some type of vision strategy and John Kotters 8 step plan is no different.
When people think about changes or improving things many ideas come to mind. Work with the change team for ideas for strategy and vision.
If you put together a strong team you will find a lot of execllent ideas to choose form. Develop the best ones that will provide vision that everyone will understand and remember. Solid understanding of what are the organizations values.
Develop a few sentences that summarize the orangizations stand and its future outlook 3. Develop a strategy that delivers the vision 4.
Determine that coalition can explain the vision in under five minutes. Constant review and practice of your vision speech. Communicate The Vision With vision in hand, clearly begin to communicate it to the entire organization.
Frequently speak of it with passion and incorporate it in everything you do. This will allow you to consitently focus on the improved vision of change.Your self motivation skills decide your success level in any and everything you attempt to do in life.
I guess you'd say that makes them pretty important. Self motivation is like having an internal coach and cheerleader, always pumping you up, inspiring you and spurring you on to the next best step, and the next, until you cross the finish line and reach your goals.
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Source of motivation can be internal and external. You can feel motivated internally only when you have burning desires to achieve. The word motivation comes from the Latin movere, meaning to move, via ‘motive’, meaning causing motion, concerned with the initiation of action.
Motivation . Work motivation "is a set of energetic forces [dubious – discuss] that originate both within as well as beyond an individual's being, to initiate work-related behavior, and to determine its form, direction, intensity, and duration" Understanding what motivates an organization's employees is central to the study of I–O psychology.
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