Organizational Change: Why Establish a Sense of Urgency First?

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Organizational Change: Why Establish a Sense of Urgency First?
Gregory Johnson, Coach, United States, Premium Member
Let's focus on point number one of Kotter's Change Phases model. The statement/phrase, "Establish a sense of urgency", is not and should not be a directive to just stop whatever you are doing and jump into the change business. It is saying to me that we must make the NEED for change clear and valid. The sense of urgency is calling for a collective FOCUS once a commitment is made to move forward with any change agenda. Sense of Urgency is not asking our bodies to go into panic mode or anything that creates undue anxiety. It is telling us to make it a priority once the homework is done. It is setting the stage for the subsequent seven steps in the model. (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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🔥Emotions During Organizational Change: the Change Curve
How to Secure Short-term Wins (Kotter)? Ideas
How to Anchor the Change (Kotter)? Ideas
How to Consolidate and Keep Moving (Kotter)? Ideas
How to Structure Large Scale Change Efforts
Best Practices
🥇Kotter's New 8 Accelerators for Strategic Change
🥈Why do so Many Change Processes Fail?
🥉Neglecting the Change Phases
How to Establish a Sense of Urgency (Kotter)? Ideas
Disadvantages of the Kotter Change Theory
Using Kotter After Cameron and Quinn's Competing Values Framework
How is the Change Presented and Communicated?
The Roles of Top and Middle Management in Change
How to Create a Coalition (Kotter)? Ideas
How to Develop a Clear Vision (Kotter)? Ideas
How to Share / Communicate the Vision (Kotter)? Ideas
Kotter's Dual Operating System
Organizational Change: Why Establish a Sense of Urgency First?
How to Clear Obstacles (Kotter)? Ideas
Kotter Change Steps for Political Change
Add Unlearning to Kotter's Change Phase Model
Kotter and Public Sector Change
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