Chapter 3 - The Role of Change Agents

The early majority the

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Unformatted text preview: ness of change Be flexible and willing to work with them Once they accepted change, make them as a bridge builder Appreciate their roles. THE EARLY MAJORITY THE First significant group to accept new ideas Tend to follow but want to see others had been successful with the new ideas They are pragmatists if new ideas can provide measurable and predictable improvement Their support will spark the change introduce CHANGE AGENT ROLES CHANGE Look for individual who are practical and want incremental progress Show them the risk is low but the returns is great Show them the visible improvement Once convinced, encourage them to talk with peers Gaining their support will accelerate change THE LATE MAJORITY THE Accept new ideas with skepticism and caution Conservative in nature Persuaded only after most of the uncertainties is removed Need some kind of pressure before accept new ideas CHANGE AGENT ROLES CHANGE Plant the seeds Look for potential Make them aware the benefit behind change Disseminate the success stories Build personal credibility Lead change initiative Keep in mind that most people need time to accept change THE LAGGARDS THE Last to adopt new ideas We have alw...
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