Disadvantages of the Kotter Change Theory

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Disadvantages of the Kotter Change Theory
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Disadvantages of Kotter's Change Phases Theory
David Coates, Management Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
Having used Kotter for many years, with a good rate of success, the only thing I can say is that the process is good and logical which might give you ...Sign up

Disadvantage of Using the Kotter Change Sequence
Graham Cowle, Strategy Consultant, New Zealand, Member
First of all I have to say that I like Kotter's model. Thinking about disadvantages is the flip side the the advantages, I suppose: not doing the step...Sign up

Caution: Kotters Change Sequence
focusprojectmanagement, Accountant, Australia, Member
My only caution with Kotter's sequence is that I have experienced major organisational backlash from a major change program, because sharing the visio...Sign up

Kotter Change Stages - Caution 1
David Coates, Management Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
@Victor L. : I hear your caution and offer a few thoughts. Timing is everything as you say and it can be self-defeati...Sign up

Kotter Change Stages - Caution 2
David Coates, Management Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
Yet the need for all this is preceded by the sense of urgency, (which is the why). For without that why should anyone change at all?
Iteration...Sign up

Kotter Model Disadvantages (Cautions)
Stephen Rafferty, Manager, Ireland, Member
The key disadvantage for me is that the Kotter model is presented as a linear model with no scope for departing from the defined process. I fin...Sign up

Careful with Linearity over Sequence
David Coates, Management Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
Revisiting is fine and of course often necessary. Whilst the model is presented in this linear fashion, there is no intention for it to be uni-directi...Sign up

Kotter Disadvantages
Steven Locke, Strategy Consultant, Member
Kotter's model is an excellent and proven change process for organisation wide, transformational change.
It can however be too much for more loca...Sign up

Top - Down versus Cyclical Approach
David Wilson, Manager, Canada, Premium Member
Kotter is a top-down model. It is typically viewed as a linear approach, but it may be better to view...Sign up

Kotter's 8-Step Change Framework
Sylvia Grant, Consultant, Australia, Member
@David Coates: Kotter's 8-Step is an excellent framework that is easily blended with other approaches. A favourite of...Sign up

Mixing ADKAR and Kotter
Goodhand, United Kingdom, Member
@Sylvia Grant: I found your suggestion to blend Kotter and ADKAR very useful. I am a nurse at at the beginning of my...Sign up

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