Understand the principles of change management in health and social care or children and young people’s settings. 01.1 01.2 01.3 01.4
Analyze the factors both internal and external that drive change within your sector of health and social care. Write a brief report of your findings.
Describe the underpinning theories of change management.
Describe approaches tools techniques that support the change process.
Explain the importance of effective change management for your service provision.
For any business to grow and prosper, managers of the business must be able to anticipate, recognize and deal with change in the internal and external environment. Change is a certainty, and for this reason home managers must actively engage in a process that identifies change and modifies the organizations activity to take best advantage of change. That process is strategic planning. All businesses have an internal and external environment.
The internal environment is very much associated with the human resource of the business or organization, and the manner in which people undertake work in accordance with the mission of the organization. To some extent, the internal environment is controllable and changeable through planning and management processes.
The external environment, on the other hand is not controllable. The managers of a home have no control over business competitors, or changes to law, or general economic conditions. However the managers of a home or organization do have some measure of control as to how the home reacts to changes in its external environment.
Factor: Influence on the organization: Internal.
Human Resource: The knowledge, experience and capability of an organization’s workforce is a determining factor of success. For this reason, organizations’ pay particular attention to the recruitment of staff and also to engage in the training of staff and