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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That the Welsh Government is taking a lead and adopting the Agent of Change principle is a great step forward.
Air Marshall (R) Riaz Shaikh said that the media has the remarkable ability to mould opinions and act as an important agent of change and emphasized the need for balanced reporting.
After stalling for a few days (and you can usually stretch the stalling way beyond any believable period), inform the agent of change that you loved her proposal and that you have submitted it to "the" committee.
JOHN ALDERMAN (IPv6: Asia's Agent of Change, page 24) is the author of Sonic Boom, a book about the online music phenomenon that was named a "notable book of 2002" by the New York Times.
Information technology is the principal agent of change.
A global outside director can assist in bridging this gap of understanding and act as an agent of change in converging global business strategy with a board's needs.
His focus on selling solutions, not just selling products, makes Rich an agent of change who can lead Xerox in the right direction.
Several years ago, Art Wyatt, then an FASB member, commented that, "What we face is an entity, the FASB, that was created to be an agent of change and a broad constituency that strongly desires retention of the status quo.
The CRF's leadership and active members should all take pride in its role as an agent of change.
The agent of change principle makes it the responsibility of developers of any new premises, commercial or residential, to find solutions to noise from pre-existing businesses nearby.
Obama's about-face is especially jarring, since he has strived to appeal to voters across a wide swath of the political spectrum by casting himself as a forward-looking agent of change, the antithesis of old-style politics as usual, while portraying Hillary Clinton and, now, John S.
The other Hahn strategy - to claim he is the agent of change - is laughable.