Putting Notion Into Motion| Creating and Sustaining Meaningful Change
What Keeps You Up at Night?Faculty Student Recruitment Student RetentionEnrollment Graduation Rates External Encroachment by Other Pressures Institutions into YourFundraising Market Inability to Attract a Quality Specific Emerging Market
What Keeps You Up at Night?Enrollment Student Performance Quality (Learning Outcomes) External Faculty Professional Pressures Development Faculty Institution and/or Program AccreditationFundraising
What Keeps You Up at Night?Enrollment Institution and/or Program AccreditationPressures New Administration Quality New State or Federal Policies Faculty Pressure from Alumni andFundraising Boards to Do X, Y, and Z
How Are You Dealing with Challenges? Projects Interventions Policy Adjustments Full Scale Initiatives Data Systems Implementation
Memes|Avoiding the Enemy of Change Beliefs Perpetuated by Society Learned Thought Patterns Generate Myths about Reality Myths Produce Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt (FUD)
Addressing F.U.D. Recognize Purpose and Limitations FUD – Impetus to Change FUD – Also Root of Resistance to Change Think Back to What Keeps You Up at Night!
Myth 1 | Complete Plan Needed Before Beginning Myth All Possibilities and Paths must be explored before beginning! We cannot begin until ALL issues and concerns are addressed! We must be READY!
Reality of Myth 1 | Notion Enough Plans are important and needed READY Does Not Exist A NOTION IS Sufficient to Start Notion Guides the Plan: Flexible Organic
Reality of Myth 1 | Notion Enough How Can A Notion Be Enough? Begin with the End in Mind Where Does the Organization Want to End Up? Where Will the Journey Take Your Organization? Getting Lost in Details is Quicksand of Change
Myth 2 | Need a Lone Ranger Myth Missing Piece is THE Expert THE Expert Can Save the Day If only had this position/person, that would address our need!
Reality of Myth 2 | Champion Not Enough Champion Needed Whole Greater Than Sum of Parts Change Requires Broad Based Involvement and Buy In Maxwell – “If you’re alone, you’re not leading anybody, are you?”
Myth 3 | Need More Control to Change Myth Don’t have the authority! Need to be on University Council! If I only reported to the President / Provost! Need More Departments to report to me!
Reality of Myth 3 | Control is an Illusion “CONTROL is an Illusion!” Smutz 2010 More Control is Not Needed Influence More Important than Position Power Negotiation and Buy-In Is Required Herding is Needed
How Can You Overcome F.U.D. While Your Iceberg Is Melting?
2: Pull Together a Guiding Team Not Just Another 1: Create a Sense of Committee Urgency Essential Does It Exist? Empowered Is the Need for Mold the Notion Change Unrecognized? Do You Need to Elevate the Threat Steps developed by John Kotter and discussed in his book Level? Leading Change.
3: Change Vision & Strategy 4: Communicating & Vision = Sensible Buy - In Pic. of the Future Strategies = Logic to Get There K.I.S.S. Feasible, Focused, Transparency and Flexible Multi-Faceted Approach Converted are Steps developed by John Kotter and discussed in his book Selling Message Leading Change.
6: Short-Term Wins 5: Empower Others to Act Timed to: Provide Address Barriers: Evidence 4 S’s Reward Broad Based Change Agents Involvement - Build Task Forces Momentum Not Just Buttonology but Steps developed by John Kotter and discussed in his book Sociology Leading Change.
7: Don’t Let Up 8: Anchoring New See It Through Approach in Culture Continue Innovating Be Aware of Self Letting Up = Lose Fulfilling of Momentum & Prophecy Regression Cannibalization of Change Unless New Practices Steps developed by John Kotter and discussed in his book Leading Change. Graft
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