This Change Model Matrix is genius both for planning complex change but also to diagnose "at risk" initiatives by matching the result (far left box) to the missing element
The art of using LSW as an improvement tool is to be able to read the sheet with your "process" eyes. What this means is not to focus on reds and ask "why didn't they get done?" What you are looking for as a lean leader are process gaps.
Preeminent innovators are supercharging process innovation to disrupt manufacturing—creating unprecedented value and leapfrogging competitors. Source: Process Innovation An Essential Ingredient of Competitive Advantage - A.T. Kearney
There is no way to guarantee your change proposal won’t result in anyone reacting negatively. Change is hard. There is hope though. Use this tool to mitigate the chances of missing someone
Can Your Team Handle the Change? The next step in managing change is to assess how ready your team or organization is able to deal with the changes you are proposing.
suggests, the starting point of any effective change effort is a clearly defined business problem. By helping people develop a shared diagnosis of what is wrong in an organization and what can and must be improved, a general manager mobilizes the initial commitment that is necessary to begin the change process
The more people that are involved, the greater the need for a plan for change management. The article notes these three keys for turning the tide on leading change:
We are going to help you be able to sit down and begin a journal that will be yours. It will fit with the way your mind works. It will fit your creative style. In essence - it will be a reflection of who you are!
Successfully leading change requires eight steps from establishing a sense of extraordinary urgency, to creating short-term wins, to changing the culture. Source: Eight Steps to Transforming Your Organization