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Topic 4 DQ 2 Compare and contrast two change theories, and determine which theory makes the most sense for implementing your specific EBP intervention. Why? Has your preceptor used either theory, and to what result? In all fields of human endeavor, transition is necessary. For this cause, multiple hypotheses of transformation have been produced to investigate the phenomena of various organizational environments. Lewin's three-step Change theory, social cognitive theory and Lippitt Phases of Change theory are some of the popular theories of change. This paper compares and contrasts two philosophies of transformation, namely Lewin's theory of three-step change and social cognitive theory, and examines their suitability for the development of evidence-based nursing practice projects. In the study of group dynamics and organizational growth, Kurt Lewin (1951) is remembered as a pioneer. In order to define and analyze the causes and forces that affect a situation, he theorized a three-stage model of change (unfreezing-change-refreezing model). The theory allows leaders to

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