Resources: Force-field analysis: measuring change strategy, quickly

Jim Simpson

Jim Simpson

Jim is a consultant, researcher, coach and developer.

Using force-field anlysis technique is especially useful to assessing controversial change or competitive environments.

This is a classic technique that is of considerable value to change agents updated with a little flipchart example.

Force Field rapidly assessing a change

It is a versatile and can be adapted to different purposes. It can be used to help to figure out how to bring about change. It can also be used to help to make difficult decisions.


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