The Matter State Change Management Model: Modernizing Lewin’s “Unfreeze, Change, Refreeze” Model

Lewin’s change model, “Unfreeze, Change, Refreeze” is a 3-stage theory of change that has been widely accepted across business organizations since 1947 (Burnes, 2019). While dated, this model remains quite relevant in today’s business environment because many subsequent models utilize it to form the framework for their own (Connelly, 2020). This suggests that the foundational concepts behind Lewin’s model remain just as important as always, and for good reason! In order for a business…