Emotions During Organizational Change: the Change Curve

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Ignatius D
Manager, India
🔥NEW Swiss-American psychiatrist Kübler-Ross in her 1969 book "On Death and Dying" described 5 stages of grief to describe the process patients with terminal illness go through as they (hopefully) come to terms with their own deaths; it was later applied to grieving friends and family as well, who seemed to undergo a similar process. Although commonly referenced in popular media and certainly useful in practice, the existence and exact order of these precise stages has not been empirically demonstrated. The stages, popularly known by the acronym DABDA are: DENIAL – In this stage, individuals believe the diagnosis is somehow mistaken, and cling to a false, preferable reality. ANGER – When the individual recognizes that denial cannot continue, they become frustrated, especially at proximate individuals. Certain psychological responses of a person undergoing this phase would be: "Why me? It's not fair!"; "How can this happen to me?"; "Who is to blame?"; "Why would this happen?". BARGAI (...) Read more? Sign up for free

  Moustafa Alam
Director, Kuwait

Thoughts About Change Curve

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  John Henry
Project Manager, United States

Thoughts on Emotions During Organizational Change

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  Gary Wong
Consultant, Canada

The Sixth Stage of Grief: Meaning

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  Gary Wong
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  Gandhi Heryanto
Management Consultant, Indonesia

Managing Emotions Through the Change Curve

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  Maurice Hogarth
Consultant, United Kingdom

The Diminishing of Grief

@Gary Wong: I understand the modelling but suggest (...)

  Om Tiwari
Turnaround Manager, India

Change is the Only Permanant

@John Henry: agreed. We have to accept the change (...)

Consultant, United Kingdom

How do you Delineate Human Emotions?

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  Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands

Dealing with Change Emotions in a Rational Way

@Richard: It is probably quite safe to argue that (...)

Lecturer, India

Education of Emotions and Change Curve

To me if one were to educate the heart (emotions) (...)

  Ignatius D
Manager, India

Really Nice Example

@Gary Wong: People can relate this model very clea (...)

  Bogdan Surdea-Blaga
Director, Romania

The Stages on the Change Curve are Personal

We need to account for the fact that people which (...)

  clenio pedro casarin
Consultant, Australia

The Change Curve Stages are also Cultural

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Emotions During Organizational Change and the Change Curve

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  Maurice Hogarth
Consultant, United Kingdom

PEST & the Change Curve

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