Change Management: Theory versus Practice

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Change Management: Theory versus Practice
I would like to make a comparison between theory and practice in change management. I am writing a paper in which I discuss the following sentence: "I smoke, I know it is bad for me, but I won't stop". I would like to highlight the fact that theory is hard to put in practice, but I don't know how to. I didn't find any website where I can find an answer. Moreover, I need examples, one where a change theory has been successful in practice, and one were it was not succesfull. I already have explained the way to change in a company, based on Lewin's process of change (), and . Could someone help and reply a tip, idea or experience? Thanks in advance. (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  tasweer, Teacher, Pakistan

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