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Learning Impairments Will Beget Failed Change Efforts

Friday, January 9, 2015

An organization that is learning impaired will have employees who will be hesitant to change their ways.

Why do many managers have so much difficulty getting people to make the changes that will help their organizations be ever-evolving enterprises? Ironically, in the 1940s psychologist Kurt Lewin provided two models that offer insight into what may impair learning and change. Lewin noted in his three-stage change model the need for people to first “unfreeze” (or unlearn) their curre


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