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Kotter’s Leading Change Step 6: Planning for and Creating Short-Term Wins

Planning for and creating short-term wins as outlined in Kotter's seminal book Leading Change is important to the long term success of a change effort. By creating visible and unambiguous results as stepping stones to achieveing the end goals, the organisations and individuals impacted by the change can see how their efforts are contributing to [...]

Kotter’s Leading Change Step 6: Planning for and Creating Short-Term Wins2017-11-26T10:29:50+01:00

Kotter’s Leading Change Step 5: Empowering Others to Act on the Vision

The time to empower others to act on the need to change should happen once the foundations are put in place, that is, a considerable way into the overall change process. Kotter's seminal book Leading Change proposes the urgency for change needs to be established first, a guiding coalition put in place, a vision created [...]

Kotter’s Leading Change Step 5: Empowering Others to Act on the Vision2017-11-26T10:29:50+01:00

Kotter’s Leading Change Step 4: Communicating the Vision

There is little point in having a agreed vision for change if it is not communicated. Communicating the vision is the fourth step in Kotter's seminal book called Leading Change. This step builds on the change process so far where a sense of urgency has been established, a guiding coalition formed and the vision created. [...]

Kotter’s Leading Change Step 4: Communicating the Vision2017-11-26T10:29:51+01:00

Kotter’s Leading Change Step 3: Creating a Vision

Transforming an organisation takes vision. Kotter's seminal book called Leading Change outlines eight steps to turn a vision for change into reality. The third step in his process is creating the vision, this is done once a sense of urgency for the change has been created and a powerful guiding coalition is formed to then create the vision.

Kotter’s Leading Change Step 3: Creating a Vision2017-11-26T10:29:51+01:00

Kotter’s Leading Change Step 2: Forming a Powerful Guiding Coalition

To deliver transformational change in your organisation, a powerful guiding coalition is needed. Kotter's seminal book called Leading Change outlines eight steps to deliver change, the first being establishing a sense of urgency followed by forming a powerful guiding coalition which is examined here.

Kotter’s Leading Change Step 2: Forming a Powerful Guiding Coalition2017-11-26T10:29:52+01:00

Kotter’s Leading Change Step 1: Establishing a Sense of Urgency

The first step in Kotter's steps to transform your organisation is to establish a sense of urgency, in effect ensuring there is motivation for the change to take place. Change is hard and without a strong uniting force that underpins their understanding of why the change is necessary to the survival of the business it is unlikely to gain traction and succeed.

Kotter’s Leading Change Step 1: Establishing a Sense of Urgency2017-11-26T10:29:52+01:00