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Leaders Across the Organization: Use Individual Adoption Styles to Bust Through Organizational Change Resistance

Published: 29 March 2018

ID: G00355999

Analyst(s): Elise Olding

Summary

One aspect of change that is often ignored is that individuals change at different speeds. The individual adoption style framework presented here helps leaders in any function to focus their energy first on the best-suited employees, who can be influencers of change within the organization.

Table Of Contents

Introduction

Analysis

  • Identify and Use Individual Adoption Styles to Lead Successful Change
  • Find and Support Early Adopters, Instead of Focusing Too Much on Resisters
    • Recommendations
  • Use Individual Adoption Styles to Increase Change Fitness
    • Recommendations
  • Honor the Differences

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