Unfreezing Moving Freezing

   

Definition: Unfreezing Moving Freezing is an early three-stage approach for change that was proposed by Kurt Lewin (1951) to overcome inertia and dismantle existing beliefs, values and norms. The model mentioned 3 stages in changing an organization:
- Unfreezing Stage: inertia has to be overcome and the existing “mind set” of employees has to be dismantled. Moreover, defense mechanisms have to be bypassed.
- Moving (also : Change, Transition) Stage: a period of confusion. Solutions are developed and problems are solved. The organization leaves the status-quo and is moving towards a new equilibrium.
- Refreezing Stage: the new mindset is crystallizing and one’s comfort level is returning to previous levels bef


   

   

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