Change Agent

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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Jazz is celebrating its silver jubilee by highlighting its successes, lessons from failures, key players and its philosophy of being a change agent for the next 25 years.
The Chi-Square test was applied to identify the relation between health workers / change agent and mass media regarding the contraception family planning.
Growing OIA's vision to be a "change agent for agent change," Fitzsimmons has a goal to lead the association's initiatives to build and develop networks among agents, and to lead OIA's new Peer Exchange Groups.
be a change agent and encourage other businesses, privately and publicly, to achieve better gender balance in UK business leadership.
He is the one change agent who will never allow himself to be coopted by the system.
Another change agent, Emmanuel Okwor who works with the Benue State Agricultural Development Authority (BNARDA) said: 'I used to think taking milk was an antidote to herbicide ingestion but today I have come to realize that milk does not help reduce the effect of herbicides on human health.'
Change agent: Jane Williams, executive director of IT for University of Missouri-St.
UpsideLMS, a leading provider of a Cloud-based Learning Management System, has stepped in to be this very change agent by providing answers to some of the most pressing questions faced by L&D and HR professionals today through its video series called, "One Question, Many Perspectives."
is a frontline 'change agent' that helps farmers modify their practices.
Despite the abundance of knowledge on educational leadership, there is little known about the potential role of the technology coordinator as a change agent and the use of classroom teachers as opinion leaders to infuse technology into the teaching process.
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