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Presentation Proposal - NACADA Annual Conference
Presentation Info and Handouts
Conference Year: 2021
Session #: 124(LEC)
Title: Navigating Change from the Middle: How to Enact Positive Change When You're Not the Decision Maker
Lead Presenter: Jennifer Brown
Date: October 08, 2021    Time: 8:45 am - 9:45 am
Room: 263, DECC
Abstract: Advisors and Advising Administrators are commonly in positions that reveal areas needing improvement within higher education settings. While they are often capable of identifying solutions that will ultimately improve the student experience, they are not always the ones with the power to affect immediate change. To successfully navigate leading change from the middle, advisors must understand the theories surrounding the social bases of power and how to apply the power/interaction model for interpersonal influence to their benefit. This session will introduce these theories and explore mechanisms to translate them to practice. Attendees will learn to leverage the theories related to individual sources of power to influence positive change in the absence of formal leadership titles or decision-making ability.
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C351-H01.pdf --- Slide handouts C351-H02.pdf --- Reference list

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