Chapter 25

Develop Evaluation Criteria for Selecting a Test Pilot Area for Implementation

Adventure is the child of courage.

—Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Introducing change at an organizational level requires dedication, hard work, grit, persistence, sweat and sometimes tears. There is no elevator to success. You need to take the stairs. The reasons why change is hard include a large scope of change, prohibitive cost, or difficulty in reversing the change and its implications if it does not meet the intended purpose. It is therefore recommended to test pilot the change in select area(s) as a proof of concept before introducing it across the organization. Since the expectation is that the pilot can be replicated easily in other areas of the organization ...

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