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Kotter's 8-Step Process For Leading Change

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Introduction It is a difficult task when soliciting buy-in from subordinates in an organizational change initiative due to an inherent resistance to change. This synopsis will present three change tactics that are commonly used to engage employees in the change process and they are: Kotter’s 8-step Process for Leading Change, the Change Management Foundation Model, and Deming’s Plan-Do-Check-Act model. It will also discuss why organizations should use benchmarks in the change process. This document will conclude with a summary of this discussion.
Change Tactics There are various tactics that are used to get engage employees in the change process. Presented are three of the most common tactics used in the engagement process. It must be noted
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John P. Kotter, the Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Leadership, Emeritus, at the Harvard Business School, invented the 8-step process for leading change. It is time consuming to implement Kotter’s model of change due to the many steps needed to complete the process. However, once implemented it is easy to evaluate the effectiveness of the model (Pollack & Pollack,…show more content…
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