Implementation Checklists (VanGundy, 1988)
Implementation Checklist (Isaksen et al., 1994)
- Relative advantage
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Implementation checklist (Isaksen et al., 1994)
1. RELATIVE ADVANTAGE
- a. Does your plan demonstrably improve on what’s currently done?
- b. What advantages/benefits might there be to accepting it?
- c. Who may gain from it?
- d. How will adopting it reward others or me?
- e. How to emphasise its benefits to all?
- a. Does it show consistency with current practice/thinking?
- b. Can it be shown to meet a particular group’s needs?
- c. What group(s) would endorse it, its goals and actions?
- d. Can it be named/packaged more favourably?
- a. Is it easy to understand?
- b. Can it be explained clearly to different people?
- c. Does it take long to communicate to others?
- d. How might it be clarified, made simple, easier to understand?
- e. Can I demonstrate the new/object’s ease of use?
- a. How to reduce uncertainty concerning its new elements?
- b. How can the adopted try out sections before deciding to use it all?
- c. How to encourage adopters to try part of it?
- d. If it needs full adoption, but they insist on partial trials, what then?
- e. How to change it to make it more easily tried?
- a. How easy is it for an adopter to find/obtain it? Is it visible?
- b. Can it be made more visible? How?
- c. How to make it easier to understand?
- d. How to best communicate it?
- e. Are there reasons for not making it visible now?
6. OTHER QUESTIONS
- a. What other resources could help? How best to use them?
- b. What important obstacle are there? How to overcome them?
- c. How to deal with challenges/opportunities it creates?
- d. What might initiate action? And the next steps?
- e. How to build feedback into it to allow future improvements?
Isaksen, S.G., Dorval, K.B . and Treffinger, D.J. (1994) Creative Approaches to Problem Solving, Dubuque, Iowa, Kendall/Hunt p.305-9
VanGundy, A.B. (1988) Techniques of Structured Problem Solving, 2nd. ef., Van Nostrand Reinhold, pp. 255-6