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Leading Organizational Change

As part of my coursework in  Leading Organizational Change at Lamar University , I e xplored current leadership theories and practices for digital learning and institutional change in educational systems. Our course learning goal was to equip ourselves to be differentiated leaders who can address the inevitable resistance to change that will occur when launching innovative digital learning initiatives. Our first step was to identify and articulate the “Why”, which is the key vision or purpose for the change that is required in our organizations and assess the motivation needed to support these changes. I blogged about the process of determining my “Why” and reimagining my innovation plan for my current professional role in higher education. The question of “Why?” is important in change efforts and in learning in general, because this addresses our motivations and the emotions behind them. This “Why?” should be a “hook” that makes the audience more receptive to thinking about chang