Change Agent


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Change Agent

An employee or outside consultant who believes that he/she is making positive changes to a company. The term is used most commonly when certain employees encourage the use of new technologies. These changes may or may not be popular among other employees.
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Walk through the change process and discover what you need to know as a physician leader and change agent.
Now, the leadership skills development specialists at Texas Lean Partners are working with businesses across the country on effective change agent development processes.
However, this is just the beginning, and I pledge to think long and hard about how LMA can transform our association to reach its greatest potential and how our association can be a transformational change agent for the profession of law I invite you to think about how you will use LMA to transform yourself, your firm and our profession.
While most of the activities are specific interventions to engage in with client learners, some activities are designed to help the change agent reflect on his or her intervention plans.
CHANGE AGENT may be a 12-year-old, but he will love today's conditions and could cause an upset at Plumpton (3.
This dichotomy of expectations and priorities, the proverbial fork in the road, is forcing CIOs to decide on their target role in 2008: Either they become the change agent and innovator for the business, or they become general manager for their firms' IT.
The change agent who faces resistance without considering the perceived political repercussions does so at his or her peril (Zander, 1950; Pfeffer, 1992).
By becoming a change agent, I not only gain a qualification but have the opportunity to help the company boost production and give something back to the employees through teaching master-classes.
This is a $2,000 paid internship for a student who 1) wants to be an effective change agent in a society based on meat, 2) is motivated to use knowledge gained from the internship to make a significant impact within their world and beyond, if possible, and 3) could not participate in this developmental effort without a little financial assistance.
Choosing Joy At Work: Learn The Process Of Being Happy And Living More Fully by Roger Wyer (consultant, coach, and change agent to small business and nonprofit organizations) is an innovative and practical approach to a happier, more satisfactory working life.
Yet, even as he cut an upward swath through one of the most bureaucratic and tradition-bound behemoths in the corporate world, Hogan became known as a change agent.
The role of change agent is only one in a leader's constellation of roles, but in today's competitive global environment of dwindling resources, competing priorities and increased demand for higher education, it's a highly critical one.