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Leaders can improve the chances for a successful change outcome by following Kotter’s eight-step change theory. Pick three of the eight-step change theory components and give an example for each step that explains how leaders can implement it to effect change. 1. Create Urgency . If the people in the organization, in particular the leaders, feel complacent, they have no impetus to If everything is OK, they will maintain the status quo. Weiss, J. W. (2011). I choose this one first, because I have always asked my Marines and even my children to act with a sense of urgency when doing something. Nothing bugs me more that seeing someone take their slow time to retrieve an item that is needed or just is slow at an ordinary task. In Afghanistan my Marines and I worked 2, 12-hour shifts a day 7 days a week. When our work load would come up, we usually had 4 days to get it completed. At the beginning my Marines took their time getting it done and it was usually completed on the last day. I explained to them that we don’t know what is coming in the future, so wouldn’t it be
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