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Unfreeze, Changing and Refreeze
Andy
I just wonder besides of "Force Field Analysis" , Kurt Lewin Change Model should also involved with "unfreeze, change, refreeze" part. Could anyone talk about this point? (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Unfreeze, Changing and Refreeze
Naomi
  To elaborate on his model, Lewin also suggested a three-stage process of change implementation which is necessary for effective change within an organization. These are the three stages: unfreeze, change and refreeze

  Unfreezing, Moving, Refreezing
Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
  See here for more info on Unfreezing, Moving, Refreezing

  Lewin, Hegel and the Dialectic of Force Field Analysis
Tom Wilson, HR Consultant, United States, Member
  Among other things, Lewin was a combat veteran of WWI on the German side. His classic Kriegslandshaft describes my experience of Vietnam, psychologically. That's useful to know.
His Unfreezing. Moving, Refreezing and force field analysis is very much Hegelian in aspect, which is to say, they respond to Newtonian metrics. His quintessential formula, B= f(P,E), [Behavior is a function of the Person and the Environment], where E can be expressed F=MA) reflects this orientation.
It may be a small point, but Lewin would have laid out the chart, above, more like this:
The Progression (change) -->I<-- The Negation (no change)-
The point is that Lewin was interested in reducing the forces of status quo as the focus of the unfreezing, Action Research being the method he applied to define and reduce these obstacles rather than the Marxist method of applying overwhelming force for Moving. It is a subtle but profound difference.
Lewin would probably endorse the Hoshin Kanri structures and Lateral Thinking on principle.

   
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Force Field Analysis
Summary
Forum
Organizational Change: How to Increase Driving Forces and How to Decrease Restraining Forces?
Three Strategic Frameworks (Mulcaster)
🔥Measuring Driving and Restraining Forces - Metrics
Best Practices
🥇Quotes by Kurt Lewin
🥈Decreasing Restraining Forces is easier
Unfreeze, Changing and Refreeze
Force Field Analysis Helps to Consider Barriers Before Embarking Change
Implementation of Change in an Organisation
Identifying Change Drivers
Dynamism is the Interface to Change Issues
Where does Power Come From?
Post-Merger Force Fields
Origin of Force Field Analysis
Using Force Field Analysis for Gender Analysis
The Human Factor in Force Field Analysis
Be a Change Catalyst
Force Field Diagram Assumptions
MSCS Concept in Force Field Analysis


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