Here are some signs that you and your core leadership structure are making progress:
- You have sought and found opportunities for team members to grow and develop their abilities as leaders.
- You have developed capacity in framing – i.e., positioning issues in ways that resonate with people’s emotions and values.
- You have learned to think strategically and creatively in your approaches to change.
- You have supported the development of others as leaders to sustain the social movement and core leadership team.
- You have inspired others to get involved and commit to the change.
- You have organized and brought together the needed resources.
- You have achieved goals fully or partially
SOURCES: Bibby et al., 2009; Blueprints for Change, undated; del Castillo et al., 2016; Ganz, 2018; Grinspun & Bajnok, 2018; Serna-Restrepo et al., 2018; Klaus & Saunders, 2016.
Accelerate Your Success: The Knowledge-to-Action Framework’s ‘Sustain Knowledge Use’ action cycle phase includes strategies for change teams, as core leadership structures, to support the sustainability of a practice change. Failure to sustain change can limit the positive impacts of the practice change to the person/patient and their families, providers, organizations and/or health system. Achieving sustainability requires planning by change teams.
Determining your progress and impact
Core leadership structures may want to determine their progress and impact as a team. While there are no formalized performance indicators in social movements, the following quantitative and qualitative measures may be helpful:
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SOURCE: Blueprints for Change, undated.