There are a few approaches to encouraging change and only one of them leads to lasting change. You can learn what that approach is, how to use it, and when it may not be worth the effort.
- Think about the last time…you were responsible for helping your team make a change.…Maybe it was a new policy about PTO, paid time off,…or something more significant…like a new open floor plan office space.…How did you encourage your team to change?…There are five approaches you can use…to encourage change.…The first approach to change is tell them.…For those of you who are parents,…think about how well your kids listen…when you tell them to do something.…
It's the same at work.…Do you really believe that if you tell your team…to change, they'll just do it no questions asked?…It makes sense that most team members…do not do what you tell them to do…just because you tell them to do it.…So why is it that this is the most relied upon method…for making change happen?…The next three approaches to encourage change…fall in the category of sell them.…They can all work for a time,…and help people to get accustomed to a change.…
The second approach to encouraging change is bribe them.…This is when you're giving your team something…
- Define and describe the change curve.
- Describe how leaders can either facilitate or block successful change.
- Summarize ways to promote resilience during change.
- Explain how to use the power of positive and negative emotions to generate the emotion that creates change.
- Cite the different approaches to using language to manage change.
- Name the best way for a manager to help the team process change.
- Define a change vision.