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Tool: Knoster Model for Managing Complex Change

A Framework for Change Management


The Knoster Model for Managing Complex Change is a useful framework to thinking about change management. According to Knoster, there are five elements required for effective change: vision, skills, incentives, resources and an action plan. If those leading change fail to put any one of these elements in place, then the change efforts will fail. This model can be a helpful way for planning as well as diagnosing what might be needed when plans go awry.

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White Paper: Look Both Ways

Downloadable white paper that provides a framework to help education leaders navigate through competing approaches... Learn More