Managing the human side of change.

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Change initiatives (strategic plans) often fail, not because the idea was wrong, but because the change process failed to consider the human side of change. Achieving desired change outcomes requires an accentuation of transition management efforts or a focus on people. This article proposes 12 steps to managing transition and preparing "change-ready" employees and highlights strategies for both staff and managers to consider in the process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)38-51
Number of pages14
JournalOrthopaedic nursing / National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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