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Force Field Analysis and tool to change initiatives

Reference the Force Field Analysis website, noting the importance of the tool to change initiatives. How would you use the tool in a change initiative you have at work?

http://erc.msh.org/quality/pstools/psffanal.cfm

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How would you use the tool in a change initiative you have at work?

Force Field Analysis is an important tool in change analysis because it allows the participants to get a holistic view of the change from multiple perspectives. This is possible with the use of other tools such as open discussions, but Force Field Analysis is different because it provides a construct which differentiates between the contributions of the participants into those which are propelling the initiative and those which are repelling the initiative. In discussion this is not always clear and the balance between the forces of support and hindrance are measured to establish the prominence of one over another. This is important as change can fail if ...

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Force Field Analysis is an important tool in change analysis because it allows the participants to get a holistic view of the change from multiple perspectives. This is possible with the use of other tools such as open discussions, but Force Field Analysis is different because it provides a construct which differentiates between the contributions of the participants into those which are propelling the initiative and those which are repelling the initiative. In discussion this is not always clear and the balance between the forces of support and hindrance are measured to establish the prominence of one over another. This is important as change can fail if there is insufficient support. This...

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