Change Management

reflect on an important professional change (i.e Military Human Resources Technician or choose one) that you have experienced. Compare your change story to one of the stories from the beginning of Chapter 1 of the text. Answer the following questions and support your thoughts with at least two scholarly sources.
In your paper you must:
• Describe your change story and the one selected from Chapter 1 of the text.
• Discuss the common issues and lessons present in both stories.
• Identify and discuss the embedded lesson found in the four change stories of Chapter 1.
• Describe how you might use the lessons as a solutions template during future change strategies.
Your paper should include in-text citations and references for at least two scholarly sources, in addition to the course text, and it should be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

Change Stories

I am currently a human resources manager in the military. I was previously a finance officer but changed my career to embrace my new profession. My profession involves travelling to various locations within the United States in addition to other countries globally. My family experienced a medical crisis while working for the Bank of America when my grandmother, who was a close companion, got a stroke and was admitted to the hospital. It was at that moment when I met patients who had served for our country in various destinations all over the world. We discussed several issues, including the issues of human resources affecting many individuals working for the military and the need for change in the management of the department.

I spent most of my time studying books and narratives on the experiences of many officers. The stories included adverse experiences that resulted in many officers being negatively affected both physically and mentally. I enrolled for a course in HR for evening classes. I had to continue working for the Bank of America to pay my tuition. Also, I had to take care of both my grandmother in the hospitals and my siblings. After graduation, I applied to join the military and got the job on a second application trial.            

worked through the ranks to become one of the top most ranked HR managers in the country. I had the opportunity to visit soldiers in medical institutions and rehab facilities to find out about their experiences with the US Army. Most individuals were discontented with how the soldiers who had served in overseas deployments were received once they returned back from deployment. On key issue was compensation. I vowed to bring up the issues and propose possible changes within the forces as well as push for reforms in the management of resources to benefit soldiers that had previously served the country and were unable…

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