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.

The Paths of Change
The paths of change
The Paths of Change

A Path of Change is a sequence of steps to resolving a problem. A path includes two or more of the Directional Methods introduced in Chapter 2, The Modes of Change. As an initiator of the path you identify the presenting problem, assess your resources, scan the relevant issues in the environment, and then develop a path toward resolution. You need to take a strategic look ahead to determine both the desired outcomes and the steps to take toward resolution. Following a Path of Change may call on a variety of Leadership Styles and Modes of Change. When designing a path, you must reflect on your ability to operate within the culture of each ...

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