Commandments of Influencing Change
1. Read the attached article: “Thinking about resisting change (with tongue tucked firmly in cheek)” by Elliott Berv. (See the attached file)
2. Select 5 (five) of the 26 “Commandments of Resisting Change” (See the attached file) and re-write them to be “Commandments of Influencing Change.” Each one of your answers should contain the following elements:
a. Commandment statement – Opening sentence that expresses the key message of your (re-written) commandment for influencing change.
b. Theoretical background – References from Warner Burke and/or any of the articles you reviewed which can be used as evidence/arguments to back up your commandment statement. (Note: a “perfect answer” will contain more than one reference from more than one source.)
c. Applied example – Cite any real-world applied example (from Warner Burke and/or any of the articles you reviewed) which illustrates why your commandment is valid.