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This ground-breaking book is designed to enable nurses to understand the process of planned change. It presents overviews of three widely accepted change theories as well as a new systems-orientated planned change theory, and shows the implications of the theories for nursing practice.

Altering the Lewin Square Peg
Altering the Lewin square peg

This chapter consists of three parts: a discussion of how Lewin's (KL) planned change theories fit with the Roy Adaptation Model (RAM; Roy, 1980), a combination of the RAM and Lewin's theories in a translated change process, and an application of that change process to a nursing situation.

Congruence of Lewin's Change Theories with Key Concepts in the Roy Adaptation Model (RAM)

Roy's educational background includes a doctorate in sociology; Lewin was a psychologist. Therefore, similarities in their conceptualizations of individuals and ...

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