Running head: EVALUATION AND TRANSFORMATION1EVALUATION AND TRANSFORMATIONGail D. GranthamAmerican Intercontinental University
EVALUATION AND TRANSFORMATION2AbstractOrganizational transformation is frequently greeted with opposition and implementing changes may be adaunting task. Adaptation, on the other hand, is critical for long-term company success. The "Kotter's 8Step Change Model" was created by John Kotter to help people better their capacity to change and theirgreater chance of success. While the strategy works well for initiating change, it falls short when it comesto retaining it. Some experts believe that change is a more dynamic procedure that does not necessarilyfollow a linear, step-by-step progression. From the development of the Polio vaccine to improvements inautism therapy, medical innovations continue to push the boundaries of healthcare forward. This usuallydemands changes in healthcare to accommodate new treatment choices, medications, and regimens.Herbert Simon, a Nobel Laureate, developed the notion of bounded rationality. People in groups makejudgments based on logic, in an intentional manner, through an in-depth and purposeful process that leadsto an optimal option, according to the willful choice, or rational, model. Willful choice (rational) is adecision-making paradigm that emphasizes order and is used as a diagnostic tool while selectingsolutions. Through rational decision making, the practice of deciding is given an ordered or reasonablecognitive process. The open system method contrasts with the closed system approach to organizationallife cycle analysis. Leaders must discern between the benefits of adopting an institutional mindset and thehazards of being institutionalized in their thoughts and behavior.
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