Develop a strategy that illustrates how you would address each of the eight (8) stages of change:

Assignment 3: Kotter Change Management Model

Using the company that your instructor previously approved (CONTAINER STORE), apply Kotter’s eight (8) steps of change management to an HR situation you have selected for change. You will address all eight (8) of the Kotter steps, developing an action plan for each step.

Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:

Ascertain how each of the steps applies to your specific organization.

Develop a strategy that illustrates how you would address each of the eight (8) stages of change:

Establishing a sense of urgency

Creating coalition

Developing vision and strategy

Communicating the vision

Empowering broad-based action

Generating short-term wins

Consolidating gains and producing more change

Anchoring new approaches into the culture

Use at least four (4) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other similar Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format.

Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

Compare theories of change management and select an appropriate theory for an organization change.

Analyze diagnostic models relevant to various aspects of the change management process.

Use technology and information resources to research issues in managing organizational change.

Write clearly and concisely about managing organizational change using proper writing mechanics.

Identify organizational changes that link to vision.