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ou will utilize your change model for this assignment. Review the feedback submitted by your instructor on your previous change model assignment. Make any changes or modifications necessary for the submission of this assignment.Evaluate the performance of your organization or department. Identify an area that would significantly benefit from initiating a change. Write a paper (1,500-1,750 words) in which you describe the particular area you propose to address through a change initiative. Include the following for your company: Discuss the issues in this area and the current outcomes as a result of the issues. Describe the external and/or internal driving forces, contributing issues, and the people affected. Evaluate the stakeholders involved and discuss how they will be affected by your change initiative. Clarify your role and responsibility as a change leader. Discuss the leadership theory (or theories) you will use to guide the change process. Discuss the change agents you need to recruit in order to successfully implement your change. Describe the roles of these change agents. Utilize your change model to develop strategies: (a) Explain the relevance of this model to your organization; and (b) Present the strategic aspects using your model. Be sure to clearly define the purpose of each aspect, the people involved, and the actions that need to be taken. Identify, or predict, the potential barriers to change. Discuss possible ways to overcome these obstacles, including methods for dealing with emerging or unforeseen circumstances that could impede implementation. Describe the evaluation methods you will use to determine the level of success of your change initiative. Discuss what metrics or measureable determinates you will use. Propose strategies to anchor change or support continuous change. Establish how your change plan supports the organizational mission/goal, genuinely addresses stakeholder concerns, and will serve as an equitable contribution for the community or society overall.Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion. Top of Form Benchmark – Change Initiative: Implementation, Evaluation, and Sustainability 1 Unsatisfactory 0.00% 2 Less than Satisfactory 74.00% 3 Satisfactory 79.00% 4 Good 87.00% 5 Excellent 100.00% 80.0 %Content 10.0 %The Need for Change The need for change including specifying the issue and the current outcomes resulting from the issue is not discussed. The need for change including specifying the issue and the current outcomes resulting from the issue is discussed, but discussion is incomplete or inaccurate. The need for change including specifying the issue and the current outcomes resulting from the issue is included, but discussion is cursory and lacking in depth. The need for change including specifying the issue and the current outcomes resulting from the issue is discussed, including all necessary elements. The need for change including specifying the issue and the current outcomes resulting from the issue is thoroughly discussed with rich detail, including all necessary elements. 5.0 %Driving Forces Description of internal and/or external driving forces, contributing issues, and people affected is not included. Description of internal and/or external driving forces, contributing issues, and people affected is incomplete or inaccurate. Description of internal and/or external driving forces, contributing issues, and people affected is included, but discussion is cursory and lacking in depth. Description of internal and/or external driving forces, contributing issues, and people affected is discussed, including all necessary elements. Description of internal and/or external driving forces, contributing issues, and people affected is thoroughly discussed with rich detail, including all necessary elements. 5.0 %Stakeholder Evaluation Evaluation of stakeholders and how they will be affected by the change initiative is not included. Evaluation of stakeholders and how they will be affected by the change initiative is incomplete or inaccurate. Evaluation of stakeholders and how they will be affected by the change initiative is included, but discussion is cursory and lacking in depth. Evaluation of stakeholders and how they will be affected by the change initiative is discussed, including all necessary elements. Evaluation of stakeholders and how they will be affected by the change initiative is thoroughly discussed with rich detail, including all necessary elements. 10.0 %The Role of the Leader in the Change Initiative The role of the leader in the change initiative is not addressed. The role of the leader in the change initiative is present, but it is incomplete or inaccurate. The role of the leader in the change initiative is presented, but it is cursory and lacking in depth. The role of the leader in the change initiative is presented and includes discussion of all necessary elements. The role of the leader in the change initiative is thoroughly presented with rich detail and includes discussion of all necessary elements. 10.0 %Change Agents and Roles Discussion of necessary change agents and their respective roles in implementing change is not included. Discussion of necessary change agents and their respective roles in implementing change is incomplete or inaccurate. Discussion of necessary change agents and their respective roles in implementing change is included, but discussion is cursory and lacking in depth. Discussion of necessary change agents and their respective roles in implementing change is discussed, including all necessary elements. Discussion of necessary change agents and their respective roles in implementing change is thoroughly discussed with rich detail, including all necessary elements. 10.0 %Application of the Change Model to Develop Strategies (Competency 3.5) The change model is not applied to develop strategies. The change model is applied, but the resulting strategies are incomplete or inaccurate. The change model is applied, but the resulting strategies are cursory and lacking in depth. The change model is thoroughly applied and the resulting strategies include all necessary elements. The change model is thoroughly applied with rich detail and the resulting strategies include all necessary elements. 10.0 %Overcoming Barriers to Change (Competency 1.5) Overcoming barriers to change is not addressed. Overcoming barriers to change is presented, but it is incomplete or inaccurate. Overcoming barriers to change is presented, but it is cursory and lacking in depth. Overcoming barriers to change is presented and includes discussion of all necessary elements. Overcoming barriers to change is thoroughly presented with rich detail and includes discussion of all necessary elements. 10.0 %Evaluation Methods Evaluation methods for determining the success of the change initiative are not included. Evaluation methods for determining the success of the change initiative are incomplete or inaccurate. Evaluation methods for determining the success of the change initiative are included but lack specific metrics or measurable determinants and relevant details. Evaluation methods for determining the success of the change initiative are complete and include specific metrics or measurable determinants and relevant details. Evaluation methods for determining the success of the change initiative are extremely thorough with specific metrics or measurable determinants clearly defined and numerous relevant details. 5.0 %Strategies for Sustaining Change Strategies for sustaining change are not addressed. Strategies for sustaining change are incomplete or inaccurate. Strategies for sustaining change are presented, but discussion is cursory and lacking in depth. Strategies for sustaining change are complete and include discussion of all necessary elements. Strategies for sustaining change are thoroughly presented with rich detail and include discussion of all necessary elements. 5.0 %Overall Effectiveness of Change Plan Discussion of how the change plan supports the organizational mission and goals, addresses stakeholder concerns, and contributes to the community of society is not included. Discussion of how the change plan supports the organizational mission and goals, addresses stakeholder concerns, and contributes to the community of society is incomplete or inaccurate. Discussion of how the change plan supports the organizational mission and goals, addresses stakeholder concerns, and contributes to the community of society is cursory and lacking in depth. Discussion of how the change plan supports the organizational mission and goals, addresses stakeholder concerns, and contributes to the community of society is presented and includes discussion of all necessary elements. Discussion of how the change plan supports the organizational mission and goals, addresses stakeholder concerns, and contributes to the community of society is thoroughly presented with rich detail and includes discussion of all necessary elements. 13.0 %Organization and Effectiveness 3.0 %Thesis Development and Purpose Paper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim. Thesis is insufficiently developed or vague. Purpose is not clear. Thesis is apparent and appropriate to purpose. Thesis is clear and forecasts the development of the paper. Thesis is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose. Thesis is comprehensive and contains the essence of the paper. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear. 13.0 %Organization and Effectiveness 5.0 %Argument Logic and Construction Statement of purpose is not justified by the conclusion. The conclusion does not support the claim made. Argument is incoherent and uses noncredible sources. Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Argument lacks consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic. Some sources have questionable credibility. Argument is orderly, but may have a few inconsistencies. The argument presents minimal justification of claims. Argument logically, but not thoroughly, supports the purpose. Sources used are credible. Introduction and conclusion bracket the thesis. Argument shows logical progressions. Techniques of argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of claims from introduction to conclusion. Most sources are authoritative. Clear and convincing argument that presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative. 13.0 %Organization and Effectiveness 5.0 %Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, and language use) Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice or sentence construction is employed. Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register) or word choice are present. Sentence structure is correct but not varied. Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but they are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct and varied sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are employed. Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. The writer uses a variety of effective sentence structures and figures of speech. The writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English. 7.0 %Format 2.0 %Paper Format (use of appropriate style for the major and assignment) Template is not used appropriately or documentation format is rarely followed correctly. Appropriate template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken. A lack of control with formatting is apparent. Appropriate template is used. Formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present. Appropriate template is fully used. There are virtually no errors in formatting style. All format elements are correct. 5.0 %Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to assignment and style) Sources are not documented. Documentation of sources is inconsistent or incorrect, as appropriate to assignment and style, with numerous formatting errors. Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, although some formatting errors may be present. Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is mostly correct. Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error. 100 %Total Weightage Bottom of Form

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