employees affected by the change initiative not feel like as if they are just

Employees affected by the change initiative not feel

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employees affected by the change initiative not feel like as if they are just the tools for change or the subject of change. It is not enough to have only a vision, real commitment can only be gained by giving people the chance to become actively involved, to contribute their own experiences. Every employee needs to know that their contribution to the project is important and is valued. People will then develop a sense of ownership for the project, which, then may serve as a basis of motivation when it comes to any inevitable problems or barriers that arise . Conclusion The Change Agent understands the new business process being implemented and understands the impact of that process to the business. The role needs to be a formal role, well defined, and well recognized to the employees that in the end are going to be the most effected. Without formal definition the role may be confused or overlooked and will not be able to provide the needed support. A change agent is an experienced employee who is considered at or near super-user status of the current system. A change agent is a highly influential employee and is respected by their peers. Change agents make perfect trainers and will become lead users. Most importantly they are good communicators, progressive thinkers and are focused on continuous improvement.
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