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Force Field Analysis - Decision-Making Skills from MindTools

Force Field Analysis - Decision-Making Skills from MindTools
Analyzing the Pressures For and Against Change How to use Force Field Analysis, with James Manktelow & Amy Carlson. Force Field Analysis is a useful decision-making technique. It helps you make a decision by analyzing the forces for and against a change, and it helps you communicate the reasoning behind your decision. You can use it for two purposes: to decide whether to go ahead with the change; and to increase your chances of success, by strengthening the forces supporting change and weakening those against it. About the Tool Force Field Analysis was created by Kurt Lewin in the 1940s. You use the tool by listing all of the factors (forces) for and against your decision or change. You can then look at strengthening the forces that support the change and managing the forces against the change, so that it's more successful. How to Use the Tool To carry out a Force Field Analysis, use a blank sheet of paper or whiteboard, or download our worksheet. What business benefit will the change deliver?

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Lewin's Change Management Model - Change Management Training from MindTools Understanding the Three Stages of Change Find out about Lewin's Change Management Model, in this short video. Change is a common thread that runs through all businesses regardless of size, industry and age. PEST/ PESTLE Analysis PESTLE Analysis Tool (PEST Analysis) – History and Templates The Environment Scan – Environmental Organizational Scanning PESTLE Analysis micro site – History – Introduction – Templates – HR example – Schools & Education The McKinsey 7S Framework - Strategy Skills Training from MindTools Ensuring That All Parts of Your Organization Work in Harmony Learn how to use the 7-S Framework, with James Manktelow & Amy Carlson. How do you go about analyzing how well your organization is positioned to achieve its intended objective? This is a question that has been asked for many years, and there are many different answers. Some approaches look at internal factors, others look at external ones, some combine these perspectives, and others look for congruence between various aspects of the organization being studied.

PEST pest variations The PEST model, like most very good simple concepts, has prompted several variations on the theme. For example, the PEST acronym is sometimes shown as STEP, which obviously represents the same factors. Stick with PEST - nearly everyone else does. More confusingly (and some would say unnecessarily) PEST is also extended to seven or even more factors, by adding Ecological (or Environmental), Legislative (or Legal), and Industry Analysis, which produces the PESTELI model.

fisher's process of personal transition curve, personal construct psychology theory home » self/personal development » process of personal change John Fisher's personal transition curve - the stages of personal change - and introduction to personal construct psychology Originally presented at the Tenth International Personal Construct Congress, Berlin, 1999, and subsequently developed in his work on constructivist theory in relation to service provision organisations at Leicester University, England, John Fisher's model of personal change - The Personal Transition Curve - revised again in Nov 2012 - is an excellent analysis of how individuals deal with personal change. This model is an extremely useful reference for individuals dealing with personal change and for managers and organizations helping staff to deal with personal change.

McKinsey 7S Model This model was developed in the 1980's by Robert Waterman, Tom Peters and Julien Philips whilst working for McKinsey and originally presented in their article " Structure is not Organisation". To quote them: "Intellectually all managers and consultants know that much more goes on in the process of organising than the charts, boxes, dotted lines, position descriptions, and matrices can possibly depict. Managing Change Guide If you would like to download a word version of the managing change guide click here: Part 1 - Managing Change (word) Part 2 - Worst Practice Guide (in Energy & Environmental Management) (word)

Project Scoping in Healthcare: An Exploration and Tips An important factor contributing to the success of a Six Sigma healthcare project is the initial defining or scoping of the project. After the primary focus area of a project has been identified, scoping is the activity of breaking down the focus area into the many specific processes, sub-divisions of the business and/or segments that drive the performance of the focus area. It is done by Black/Green Belts with assistance from a Master Black Belt and the focus area Sponsor. Scoping can uncover multiple potential processes requiring improvement. Change Management infoKit - Overview and Introduction Change is endemic in the education sector. The pressures for change come from all sides: globalisation, changes to the funding and regulatory regime, doing more with less, improving the quality of student learning and the learning experience, and the pace of change is ever increasing. Living with change and managing change is an essential skill for all. Change is also difficult.

SIPOC To emphasize putting the needs of the customer foremost, the tool is sometimes called COPIS and the process information is filled in starting with the customer and working upstream to the supplier. The SIPOC is often presented at the outset of process improvement efforts such as Kaizen events or during the "define" phase of the DMAIC process.[3] It has three typical uses depending on the audience: To give people who are unfamiliar with a process a high-level overviewTo reacquaint people whose familiarity with a process has faded or become out-of-date due to process changesTo help people in defining a new process

ADKAR Change Management Model Overview - Change Management Learning Center Overview This tutorial presents an overview of the ADKAR model for change management. ADKAR is a goal-oriented change management model that allows change management teams to focus their activities on specific business results. The model was initially used as a tool for determining if change management activities like communications and training were having the desired results during organizational change. The model has its origins in aligning traditional change management activities to a given result or goal. For example, Awareness of the business reasons for change is a goal of early communications related to a business change.

SIPOC Diagram Kerri Simon February 26, 2010 Many recent inquiries and discussions have focused on the SIPOC diagram – a tool used in the Six Sigma methodology. Because of the interest level, a further explanation is presented here along with a sample and template for your use. A SIPOC diagram is a tool used by a team to identify all relevant elements of a process improvement project before work begins. Kotter International - Our Iceberg Is Melting by John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber We believe strongly that the world needs much more action from a broader range of people—action that is informed, committed, and inspired—to help us all in an era of increasing change. Our Iceberg Is Melting is a simple fable about successfully responding to change in an ever-changing world.