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Ignition Guide to Creating a Change Management Plan

Published: 03 April 2018

ID: G00359749

Analyst(s): Applications Research Team


While change is now a constant for Applications organizations, many are discovering that their change management efforts are falling short. This guide will help Applications leaders improve the probability of change success by involving employees in co-creating the change management plan.

Table Of Contents



Step 1 of 5: Prepare for the Change Management Initiative

Project Objectives

Roles and Responsibilities

Before You Start

Common Pitfalls & Keys to Success

Step 2 of 5: Develop a Deep Understanding of the Change and Its Impact


How to Set Up for Success

Step 3 of 5: Address Barriers to Change Adoption


How to Set Up for Success

Step 4 of 5: Prepare the Change Management Plan


How to Set Up for Success

Step 5 of 5: Monitor the Change Management Process

Review Your Performance

Keys to Continued Success

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