Why Transformation Efforts Fail

Why Transformation Efforts Fail

Organizational Change Summary


This week you will have the opportunity to finalize your course project by integrating peer feedback and instructor feedback in your Unit 5 and 7 assignments. You will append your Unit 8 study activity and present a complete, cohesive final presentation that applies the Beckhard and Harris change-management process to the case study for this course.

You should synthesize all of the theories, models, and principles through the planning, action, and measurement phases.


To successfully complete this learning unit, you will be expected to:

Analytical Thinking: Develop complex plans or analyses.

Change Leadership: Challenge the status quo.

Innovative Thinking: Apply “tried and true” concepts or trends.

Process Management and Organizational Design: Benchmark good processes and practices.

Performance Measurement: Use evidence-based approaches to support community wellness.

Learning Activities

[u09s1] Unit 9 Study 1



The following required reading is available full-text in the Capella University Library. Search for the article by clicking the linked title and following the instructions in the Library Guide.

Kotter, J. P. (2007, January). Leading change: Why transformation efforts fail. Harvard Business Review, 85(1), 96–103.

[u09d1] Unit 9 Discussion 1

Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail

Review John Kotter’s article from this unit’s studies, “Leading Change:

Why Transformation Efforts Fail.” Briefly discuss the eight steps identified and apply them to a project that you have worked on in the past.

How would following these steps have changed the overall process?

Responses should range from 350-400 words, with APA formatted in-text citations and accompanying, congruent APA formatted references.

Leading change Why transformation efforts fail

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