15Amplifying Change

A Three-Phase Approach to Model, Nurture, and Embed Ideas for Change

Michael J. Roehrig, Joachim Schwendenwein, and Gervase R. Bushe

In this chapter, we look at the follow-on steps for sustaining momentum for change generated by large-group dialogic events like those described in the previous chapters. Sponsors, design teams, and consultants have a tendency to focus so much on the events themselves that the necessary follow-on structures and processes often do not get the proper attention.

We titled this chapter “Amplifying Change” to highlight that Dialogic OD depends on encouraging and growing the energy, inspiration, and networks created during dialogic events to produce desired changes. While creating a space where motivated ...

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