Change is most successful if its initiative is organic, originating with those primarily effected by the change. In any case, for change to be effective and sustainable, the organization must be ready to accept and implement the change. In this assignment, you will analyze organizational readiness for change.
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Write a paper of 500-750 words that addresses the methods leaders use to determine if an organization needs and is ready to accept change. Include the following in your paper:
An analysis of the factors used to determine if change is needed in a given organization.
A discussion of how to determine if an organization is structurally ready to support change leading to a culture of continuous learning, improvement, and adaptation.
Use this Outline for your 500-750 words (do not overwrite your papers – stay within the word limit) that addresses the methods leaders use to determine if an organization needs and is ready to accept change. Include the following outline in your paper:
1) Introduction – be sure to include a thesis statement – GCU is looking for – The purpose of this paper is to…
2) Sub-Heading should be – Factors Used to Determine if Change is Needed
3) Seb-Heading should be – Structural Readiness to Support Change