1 Mastering the Art of Change: Is the Hassle Worth the Risk?

DOI: 10.4324/9781003439127-1

Change Attributes

In today’s world, change is the new normal and only constant. As change grows, so does the associated risk. By definition, change occurs when something is made different (Merriam-Webster). There is an art and science to change. The science persona of change relates to data, measuring, testing statistical significance and other attributes that help leaders verify that the current state is different.

In contrast, the art of change involves intellectual decision making on many fronts. The art persona of change is where thought leaders and change agents use discernment, skill and insight to make decisions. These decisions can relate to ...

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