M5D1: Change Management Models
Present the criteria/factors you would review to determine a preferred change management model to use in a given situation.
Factors to Consider When Choosing a Change Management Model
A change management model is an approach used in an organization to address people and organization’s factors. In turn, provide a catalyst to change effectively in the whole process. The choice of an efficient change model is an important entity to ensure successful implementation and realization of the expected goals and objectives.
Therefore, it requires an assessment of certain factors to ensure the success of the whole process of implementing change. These factors include assessing the organization’s readiness to implement any particular change model successfully. This is whereby, an organization determines its available resources to support the implementation of a change model succinct to the organization’s goals and objectives (Weiner, 2009). The financial, human resources, experts, effective leadership, vision, and competitive allies to manage the environment factors are essential features in determining the choice of change model. The organization must carefully assess these factors to ensure the readiness capacity before initiating the process.
A change model is a critical entity in an organization that requires being managing or end up managing you – the management. Such factors as diagnosing resistance, corporate culture, communication, and awareness, assessing possible challenges, and alternative solutions are all crucial factors to determine the change model an organization choose (Voehl & Harrington, 2016). This induces a favorable change venture that an organization is well prepared for and provide the necessary tools in pursuit of the change model. The model gives the organization an upper hand in managing the process. Hence, guarantee efficiency and productivity of employees working together to achieve the expected goals and objectives.
Voehl, F., & Harrington, H. J. (2016). Change Management: Manage the Change or It Will Manage You (Vol. 6). CRC Press.
Weiner, B. J. (2009). A theory of organizational readiness for change. Implementation science, 4(1), 67.