Implementing Change
Angela Acreman
March 9, 2015
Linda Hagler-Reid

Implementing Change

Implementing change in any organization is extremely complicated, however having a manager know the role and responsibilities they are to meet could be the difference between success and a failure. It is important that the manager has a plan of action before trying to implement any change.   The manager’s role is to evaluate the change that needs to take place, produce a line of attack to execute a change, carry out the change, and finally analyze the change in an appropriate manner. Implementing change for better patient care is part of the goal, but also administrative change is essential to innovation of changes will prosper accordingly. Internal changes for administrative processes and procedures will support the initiative of implementing change throughout healthcare facilities. Implementing change will benefit patients and promote employee growth from training and education to conduct the proper standard to initiate changes.
What is the manager’s role and responsibility in implementing change in the department?
The manager’s role and responsibility in implementing changes within their assigned department consists of coordination that will ensure change will be successfully implemented. Managers must appropriately lead employees with a certain leadership style that will encourage employee engagement and adapt to changes. The role a manager takes in any company when implementing change has to be aware of the three distinct categories that could be changed. First there is change in people; this is how people relate to each other and how implementing a change would affect how the organization functions more effectively. To do this the manager must relay to the staff why the change is necessary to the organization. When taking the steps in implementing change, managers must represent themselves as change representatives. Acting as change representatives is...