Your healthcare organization is going through difficult times. Patients are complaining about the quality of services, and the admission rate dropped by 20% in 3 months. The strategic healthcare manager invites you to help in planning for change and asks you to do a report on Kurt Lewin’s force field analysis to help managers see organizational change as a series of forces operating in different directions.
Write a 5-page change analysis. Include the following:
A brief on the force field theory
A discussion on the need for healthcare managers in the organization to understand the internal and external environments to identify sources of resistance to change
3 possible individual barriers to change for the healthcare facility with brief explanations
3 possible organizational barriers to change for the health facility with brief explanations
Conclude your report by explaining Lewin’s 3-step approach that the healthcare facility could adopt to implement planned change
Minimum of 5 pages
At least 3 references
APA reference format
Submitting your assignment in APA format means, at a minimum, you will need the following:
Title page: Remember the running head. The title should be in all capitals.
Length: 5 pages minimum
Abstract: This is a summary of your paper, not an introduction. Begin writing in third person.
Body: This begins on the page following the title page and abstract page and must be double-spaced (be careful not to triple- or quadruple-space between paragraphs). The typeface should be 12-pt. Times Roman or 12-pt. Courier in regular black type. Do not use color, bold type, or italics, except as required for APA-level headings and references. The deliverable length of the body of your paper for this assignment is 5 pages. In-body academic citations to support your decisions and analysis are required. A variety of academic sources is encouraged.
Reference page: References that align with your in-body academic sources are listed on the final page of your paper. The references must be in APA format using appropriate spacing, hanging indent, italics, and uppercase and lowercase usage as appropriate for the type of resource used. Remember, the Reference page is not a bibliography but a further listing of the abbreviated in-body citations used in the paper. Every referenced item must have a corresponding in-body citation.