Kotter's 8-Step Change Model Example: 8-Step Change Model Template

The best way to understand Kotter's 8-Step Change Model is to look at some examples of Kotter's 8-Step Change Model and start drawing your own. You can now modify the Kotter's 8-Step Change Model example below using Visual Paradigm's online Kotter's 8-Step Change Model tool.

What is Kotter's 8-Step Change Model?

John Kotter, thought-leader in the fields of business and change management, introduced the 8-Step Change Model in his 1995 book, "Leading Change". Process leaders can follow the model to effectively lead change in their organizations. It's a broad model that covers the steps below:

  1. Create a sense of urgency
  2. Build guiding coalition
  3. Form strategic vision initiatives
  4. Enlist volunteer army
  5. Enable action by removing barriers
  6. Generate short-term wins
  7. Sustain acceleration
  8. Institute change

How to create a Kotter's 8-Step Change Model?

Visual Paradigm Online features a Kotter's 8-Step Change Model tool and a set of pre-made Kotter's 8-Step Change Model templates. You can create a diagram from a template or from scratch by following the steps below:

  1. Create a blank Kotter's 8-Step Change Model.
  2. Edit the diagram. You can add and text the text on the diagram, as well as to include your own images and shapes.
  3. Save your finished work (File > Save as) to our cloud repository for future access, or to export your diagram as image (JPG, PNG, PDF, SVG, etc) and share it with your co-workers.

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