CHANGE IN AN
Colleen Drazen, Saint Louis University
John Mountz, North Carolina State University
APATHY:WHAT IS IT?
Lack of feeling or emotion
Lack of interest or concern
THE APATHY PROBLEM
Why are your brothers uninterested?
YOU are part of the apathy problem!
APATHY IS PROOF WE NEEDTO
You can NOT “fix” the apathy problem
You CAN initiate change
CHANGE can re-engage your brothers
CHANGE can reduce the impact of apathy on your chapter
PICK AN ISSUE FOR CHANGE
Why does this issue need to change… why is it a problem?
Why are you passionate about this issue?
What personal, leadership or followership values are connected to this issue?
Is there an ethical component?
How are you, your organization or people you care about impacted?
WHAT DO WETRYTO CHANGE?
WHAT SHOULD WE CHANGE?
“PEOPLE BUYWHYYOU DO
DO.” Simon Sinek (2009) www.ted.com
1. Establish a Sense of Urgency
2. Form a Guiding Coalition
3. Create aVision
4. Communicate theVision
5. Empower Broad-based Action
6. Generate Short-term Wins
7. Never Let Up
8. Incorporate Changes into
Adapted from “Leading Change” by John Kotter
ESTABLISH A SENSE OF URGENCY
Top 5 Ridiculous Excuses NOT to Change:
1. “We can’t mess with tradition”
2. “We should take baby steps”
3. “The seniors won’t go for this”
4. “It’s really not that big a deal”
5. “We’ll never compete with other groups like this”
Never underestimate the value of a good crisis?
FORM A GUIDING COALITION
Relationships and Coalitions
Change is about people, not stuff
Who are your: