Reflect on a past or current professional situation where a culture change was needed. In Part 1, you’ll apply Kotter’s 8 Steps to Organizational Change to assess the current culture of that company. In Part 2, you’ll develop a Change Management Plan for the company.
Consider a past or current professional experience where a culture change was needed. Download the Organizational Change Evaluation Tool, and use this spreadsheet to outline information about the experience and organization following Kotter’s 8 Steps to Organizational Change Model as a guiding line.
Step One: Create Urgency
Step Two: Form a Powerful Coalition
Step Three: Create a Vision for Change
Step Four: Communicate the Vision
Step Five: Remove Obstacles
Step Six: Create Short-Term Wins
Step Seven: Build on the Change
Step Eight: Anchor the Changes in Corporate Culture
Kingdom and how it needs to be presented in order to categorise as a legal sport. Briefly, the history of cheerleading an activity began in the 1800s, when cheerleading initiated as a male only sport and participants of the team were often referred to as ‘rooter kings’ and ‘yell leaders’. After the 1930s hit, girls and woman began pushing for inclusion. After demographic changes to the sport due to World War II, cheerleading transformed from a physical activity to a social one. After the inclusion of women within the team, professional teams observed that the sexuality attached to women being cheerleaders boosted entertainment value and economic value. Moreover, by the mid-1970s, cheerleading was an estimated 95% all girls and women. The difficulties leading to the recognition of cheerleading as a sport has been debated since the Education Amendment Acts 1972, Title IX. In 1975, the Office of Civil Rights resolved that cheerleading was an “extracurricular activity,” not a sport. Those involved within the developing “spirit industry,” who pursued expanding and gaining profit from the activity, made it more athletic by encouraging the use of acrobatic stunts and tumbling. Jeff Webb, a former collegiate cheerleader who, in 1974, founded the Universal Cheerleaders Association and the Varsity Spirit Corporation. In 1980, Varsity held the first high school cheerleading championship, which ESPN broadcast in 1983. By the 1990s, cheerleaders were athletes, and Varsity was big business. Over the year cheerleading has continued to gain popularity internationally, especially within the Chine, Columbia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. In 2007 The Cheerleading World opened up to foreign teams, where an astonishing 38 foreign teams came from 15 countries. By Olson estimate, there are over a 100,000 more cheerleaders abroad in addition to the 1.5 million in America. This unexpected incline in participants demonstrates cheerleading’s potential reach and influence as an athletic activity within schools and communities internationally. Cheerleading teaches critical life skills like teamwork, discipline and communication. It has always conducted several competitions conducted annually through several school sponsored and all-star competitions. The most popular all-star competition is Cheerleading Worlds which is also conducted annually. Furthermore, Cheerleading gained real international exposure when the Hollywood movie “Bring it On” was released which featured the intense competitive nature of the sport. Thus introducing and encouraging those interested to compete technically and competitively all over the world. Apart from grabbing an international reach, cheerleading has many other advantages that benefit those that participate within it. The social, mental and health benefits attached to cheerleading have been transparently observed through its ability to largely open up a student’s societal range as it is a group based activity thus, enabling children to increase their self-assurance issues and leadership abilities. Cheerleading is also known to decrease the likelihood of depression and/or anxiety. If cheerleading carries out most benefits and requirements of a sport, should it not>GET ANSWER