Appendix I

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Organizational Change Management

While this book is not focused on the fundamentals of organizational change management, this is an underlying premise of both the CMMI and Six Sigma. Numerous materials are available to assist an organization with change management. In fact, many CMMI practitioners take supplementary courses in it, and many Six Sigma curricula include it as a core subject.

Senior management sponsorship, including commitment of sufficient resources, is critical to the success of efforts such as the CMMI and Six Sigma. While bottom-up approaches may yield some localized benefits, both of these initiatives are intended ...

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