Individuals, organizations and communities constantly engage in change. Creating Paths of Change provides the reader with a proven strategy for making changes and resolving issues more effectively. The book: addresses the problems faced in the daily operations of organizational life; provides a foundation and theory for effective and sustained issue resolution; and guides readers step-by-step through the change-making or decision-making process, enabling them to identify their personal problem-solving approach.

Introduction
Introduction

Find yourself on this chart. Circle the reasons that are strongest for you. Are they located mostly in one or two quadrants? Chapter 1 discusses the patterns shown in your selections.

Introduction

Individuals, organizations, and communities constantly engage in change. We choose to make changes out of our desperations and sympathies, out of the awareness of opportunities, and for the pure joy of exercising our skills. Some changes are simple adjustments in daily routines, some require the resolution of conflicts, and others require extensive programs of redesign and reevaluation. All change calls for ingenuity and wisdom in responding to the needs of co-workers, clients, and friends. Creating Paths of Change guides you through effective paths of change to manage and resolve issues. It is ...

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