This week we delved into the concept of change. We know that change requires effort. Sometimes it works, and sometimes it doesn’t. But what are the key elements that lead to success? What are the most common things that cause us to go wrong? In this discussion forum, you will explore some of the most common mistakes that cause change efforts to fail.

Initial Post Instructions

Read “Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail” then contemplate a professional situation you have experienced where an effort for organizational change failed. Briefly summarize the change effort then identify at least two of the eight reasons for failure you feel contributed to the failure in your example. What could have been done differently to make the change effort more successful? How would better communication have improved the outcome? Be sure your example pertains to organizational (not personal) change.

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