Change as a Process: What Business Management Can Tell Us About Instituting New Diversity Initiatives [open pdf - 443KB]
"Introducing and facilitating change is a challenge for any organization. Business management leaders have developed a three-phase process that can assist military leadership in planning for, introducing, and encouraging new behaviors and processes that will support new visions for an organization. This method may help leadership institute those changes necessary to provide opportunities for advancing minority members in the armed forces by lessening workforce resistance to the changes. This issue paper outlines the business management process for organizational change and provides considerations for leadership when orchestrating the phases of change."
Military Leadership Diversity Commission Issue Paper No. 21
Department of Defense Office of Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity: http://diversity.defense.gov/