Lead and manage change in health and social care
Lead and manage change in health and social care

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Lead and manage change in health and social care

2 Understanding change

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The next activity focuses on reading a chapter on managing change, as well as introducing some practical tools to help manage the change process.

Activity 3

Allow 3 hours

Read the chapter Managing change in health and social care [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]   (Tilley and Jones, 2013). Take notes of the key points and anything you think is particularly important.

Ensure that you make a note of the three tools which you encounter in the chapter – force field analysis, stakeholder mapping and SWOT analysis – and what they are used for. You will need these notes for Activity 4.

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Drawing on what you have learnt about your own attitude to change, together with specific tools designed to help a manager plan change, in the following activity you will be planning your own change management project.

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