Research Findings on Program Failure and Success (Part 1)
|Written by Patrick Morley|
|Monday, November 22 2004 11:22|
Over the next three weeks I would like to present findings from a study I’m making on how to implement and sustain an effective program. This information should have significant implications for those of us who want to build sustainable men’s discipleship programs.
This week we will look at the statistics on program failure rates….scary.
Next week our topic will be, “Why do programs fail or succeed?”
Week after next our topic will be, “What will it take to sustain a men’s discipleship ministry program?”
THE BIG IDEA: It is safe to say that only about one-third of organizational change initiatives survive beyond initial implementation regardless of sector, whether public, private, for profit, non-profit, business, government, education, or health care. Two-thirds of change initiatives fail.
Here is the research I’ve found so far on organizational change failure rates (reference list at end)….
Together in the Battle for Men's Souls,