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Change Basics by Jeffrey Russell, Linda Russell

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The Challenge of Change

What's Inside This Chapter

images   In this chapter you'll learn about:

  • Characteristics of change
  • Common changes occurring in organizations today
  • The implications of the sigmoid curve
  • The key task of change leaders
  • Your organization's potential change vulnerabilities.

The Paradox of Change

Despite the myriad books that discuss how difficult change is to implement—whether in people's lives or in organizations—in reality, change is an extraordinarily natural and normal practice that people embrace…when they want to. Conventional wisdom says that change is difficult. In some respects, that is true, particularly when change ...

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