Collaboration is essential for team success; I am always try my best to ensure my team has what they need and feel comfortable providing their inputs in regards to the ways we do things.


What have you learned during this team collaboration about Kotter’s 8-Step Change Model?

The most important aspect is that collaboration brings a sense of unity in the team; it also helps determine the goals and direction in which the team is moving towards.

What is a process for creating a sense of urgency around change?

First, one must assess the situation and determine the best course of action; depending on the decision there will be those who will always oppose change. Those people will need extra convincing.

How does collaboration promote self-analysis and help you prevent or correct mistakes?

By having an open minded team, each team is able to voice their concerns and opinions regarding issues that may arise and thus formulate a plan for future issues that may come up.

How does collaboration promote problem solving and help team members improve their skills?

It allows the team members to critically think and challenges them to come up with new ideas and solutions.

What are the connections between new behaviors and organizational change? How do you replace old habits?

Like anything changes can be frightening to some people; these are the people management should spent a little more time convincing them that the changes will actually be of a benefit to them.