The Three A's of Change Management

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The Three A's of Change Management
Prabhakar Karve, Management Consultant, India, Member
Whatever the nature of change it always follows a three step process:

Awareness ⇒ Acceptance ⇒ Action.

Understanding this process helps us to manage change better for ourselves.
Everything we do has an element of change in it in some way.

At the lowest level, even when we are repeating the same thing over and over again, still it is changing something for those with whom we interact. For example, we come to office every day. But the fact that we have come to office enables us to change certain things which otherwise would not have been possible. Another example. Software developed by us may keep repeating the same steps, but the persons who are using it may change because of it.

At the next level, we may do things differently. We start new actions, drop old actions or do the existing actions in different ways. All this involves some change for us as well as others.

At a still higher level, we may change the way we...Sign up

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