Kotter Change Model

[ˈkɑːtə tʃeɪndʒ ˈmɒdl̩]

The Kotter change model is an eight steps model which takes one through a process of managing, initiating and sustaining change; the model was developed by a Harvard Business School Professor named John Kotter in 1996. This model is used by organizations that are going through a change within their workplaces, this could involve a change in systems that are being used, processes and location; the eight steps include:

  • Creating a sense of urgency
  • Forming powerful guiding coalitions
  • Developing a vision and a strategy
  • Communicating the vision
  • Removing the obstacles and empowering employees
  • Creating short - term wins
  • Consolidating gains and straightening change by anchoring change
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We are using the Kotter Change Model.
Kotter Change Model