Organizational Change through Diffusion of Innovation

Leaders often expect change to take hold soon after it's announced. Much of the frustration with change comes because it takes longer than leaders expect. We look at the implications of leading change when people are ready for change at different rates.



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  • In a group addressing structural racism in organizational operations and programmatic work, we are reviewing proposals for action. A person of color notes some language used in otherwise sound ideas could unintentionally reinforce the separation the proposal seeks to address. The next speaker, a white person, explains what they intended the term to mean, why it was inadequate and why they settled on it for now.

    What was the purpose of the explanation? If, as asserted, it was to agree…