Presentation on theme: "ITU GENDER TRAINING RESOURCES STRATEGIC CHANGE MANAGEMENT."— Presentation transcript:
ITU GENDER TRAINING RESOURCES STRATEGIC CHANGE MANAGEMENT
Organizations must incorporate new values and attitudes. There is more critical need to activate gender equality in strategic envisioning. Organizations must be responsive to socio- political and economic changes. Gender equality and diversity are two key features of globalization. BACKGROUND ITU GENDER TRAINING RESOURCES
CHANGE PROCESS Unfreeze Stability Refreeze Stability Unfreezing/Change CHANGE PROCESS - HANDOUT 3 Adapted from Kurt Lewins Model Chaos Unpredictability No control Confusing Loss-Attachment Desired Situation Undesired Situation ITU GENDER TRAINING RESOURCES
Model Insights: Shows that all problems have social consequences. Discovers what is really there. Shows that there are unsolved problems. Provides insight into inner/outer experiences. Fosters collaboration/community building. CHANGE PROCESS ITU GENDER TRAINING RESOURCES
THE MODEL First stage represents the status quo which is unfreeze. Second stage attempts to install the change. Third stage is refreezing desired change. CHANGE PROCESS ITU GENDER TRAINING RESOURCES
It is a globally accepted strategy for promoting gender equality. It is NOT an end, but a means. It ensures that gender perspectives are central to all activities. GENDER MAINSTREAMING STRATEGY ITU GENDER TRAINING RESOURCES
CHANGE MANAGEMENT ITU GENDER TRAINING RESOURCES Model Insights: Gender is constructed in intergroup reality that is inherently conflicting. There is a complexity from having to choose between the old and the new. Gender inequality manifests on both conscious and unconscious levels.
CHANGE MANAGEMENT ITU GENDER TRAINING RESOURCES The Elements: Boundaries – time, task, territory, role, responsibility, resources and structure. Role – manner in which leadership, followership and delegation are organized around a task. Task – the work of the individual or group. Gender/Ethnicity – informal roles which also affect authorization into formal roles.