Wk 5, LDR 535:

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To prepare for the Week 6 Assessment, choose a well-known corporation, such as Samsung, Starbucks, Ford Motor Company, or Waste Management, that implemented a major change. Analyze the corporation’s change process based on Kotter’s 8-Step to Change using the Organizational Change Chart. Do not submit a paper for this assignment fill out the chart answering all of the questions. Share a comprehensive perspective and answer all the questions.


Was this a positive organizational change? Why or why not? If so, what strategies and tactics were effective or ineffective in creating positive organizational change? What strategies and tactics would have worked better?


Kotter’s 8-Step Change Model


  • Step One: Create Urgency.
  • Step Two: Form a Powerful Coalition.
  • Step Three: Create a Vision for Change.
  • Step Four: Communicate the Vision.
  • Step Five: Remove Obstacles.
  • Step Six: Create Short-Term Wins.
  • Step Seven: Build on the Change.
  • Step Eight: Anchor the Changes in Corporate Culture.


Format your paper in accordance with APA standards, include a cover sheet, in text citations (3 at a minimum) , and use three references.