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

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What is Kotter's 8-Step Change Model?

John Kotter, leadership and change management professor at Harvard Business School, introduced the 8-Step Change Model in his 1995 book, "Leading Change". The model sets out the 8 key steps of the changes process:

  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

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