ADKAR

Definition: 

ADKAR is a research-based, individual change model that represents the five milestones an individual must reach in order to change successfully. ADKAR creates a powerful internal language for change and gives leaders a framework for helping people embrace and adopt changes. (prosci.com)

  • Awareness of the need for change
  • Desire to support the change
  • Knowledge of how to change
  • Ability to demonstrate new skills and behaviors
  • Reinforcement to make the change stick
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