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Journal of Nursing Administration:
doi: 10.1097/NNA.0b013e31827f20a9
Departments: Strategic Leadership for Organizational Change

Lewin’s Theory of Planned Change as a Strategic Resource

Shirey, Maria R. PhD, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, FAAN

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Abstract

This department highlights change management strategies that may be successful in strategically planning and executing organizational change initiatives. With the goal of presenting practical approaches helpful to nurse leaders advancing organizational change, content includes evidence-based projects, tools, and resources that mobilize and sustain organizational change initiatives. In this article, the author explores the use of the Lewin’s Theory of Planned Change as a strategic resource to mobilize the people side of change. An overview of the theory is provided along with a discussion of its strengths, limitations, and targeted application.

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