Understanding the Kubler-Ross Change Curve
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If a change is well planned, it can produce positive results. However, without planning, change can be hard to accept and appreciate.
The Kubler-Ross Model is the most reliable tool to understand change and the stages associated with it.
The Kubler-Ross Model, also known as the five stages of grief, consists of the various levels of emotions that are experienced when facing trauma. The five stages are denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance.
After the model was widely accepted, it was found to be valid in a majority of cases and situations related to change.
The Kubler-Ross Change Curve is also true when it comes to business, work, or employment.
Change can cause a lot of upheaval to the employees. If there are improvements to be made in systems and policies, the employees can't persist in their old ways. Only when the employees of an organization make personal change, can the company move ahead to reap the benefits.
A reliable tool to understand what people are going through.
It demonstrates five ingredients needed for change.
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In this stage of change, an individual acknowledges the problem and begins an internal debate about pursuing change. A lot of time may be spent in this stage as many may not be ready to commit to changing.
People often get stuck in this stage going back and forth between measuring the benefits and costs of behavioral change. A thorough cost-benefit analysis followed by a troubleshooting session can be helpful here, especially if it is done in written form.
In this stage of change, individuals commit to the intention of changing in the immediate future and have accepted the costs and benefits. What determines the success of an individual in this stage is their commitment to exploring, planning and insuring.
Set up contracts with yourself, by setting specific measurable goals, and detailing how you will accomplish the task at hand, including contingencies in order to stay on track.
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Each stage is a preparation for the next one, so you mustn't hurry through or skip stages.
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