Ely's Conditions Of Change

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The following quiz is for you to test your knowledge of Ely's Eight Conditions of Change.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of Ely's conditions states people need to be encouraged in their performance of innovation or use of the innovation?
    • A. 

      Dissatisfaction with the status quo

    • B. 

      Availability of resources

    • C. 

      Reward or incentives

    • D. 

      Commitment

  • 2. 
    Which condition of change goes with the statement "A good recipe itself does not guarantee the tasty results of cooking?"
    • A. 

      Dissatisfaction with the status quo

    • B. 

      Availability of resources

    • C. 

      Reward or incentives

    • D. 

      Commitment

  • 3. 
    Which of the following statements is true regarding findings of further studies related to Ely's condition of change
    • A. 

      Current research points to an emerging hierarchy of importance among the eight conditions of change

    • B. 

      The ability to generalize about the existence of each of the eight conditions in every change process

    • C. 

      Universal agreement on the definitions of the terms used to describe each condition

    • D. 

      The mix of personal and institutional characteristics can be confusing causing overlap and interrelationship among the conditions

  • 4. 
    To be used effectively as a diagnostic tool, change agents should consider the following when examining the change environment:
    • A. 

      Order of the conditions of change

    • B. 

      The setting of the specific change environment, including cultural and personality factors

    • C. 

      The priority of the conditions

    • D. 

      Number of conditions that exist in the environment

  • 5. 
    You are a high school science teacher. Your principal has decided to purchase an expensive and complicated software package that will allow your AP students to create three dimensional models of elements in the periodic table. Students all scored pretty good last year and your not sure if this will make things better. According to Ely, which condition(s) of change have been ignored that will result in resistance to this change process?
    • A. 

      Dissatisfaction with the status quo

    • B. 

      Availability of resources

    • C. 

      Participation

    • D. 

      Leadership

  • 6. 
    Which condition states that "there must be "firm and visible evidence that there is endorsement and continuing support for implementation?"
    • A. 

      Leadership

    • B. 

      Commitment

    • C. 

      Availability of time

    • D. 

      Dissatisfaction with the status quo

  • 7. 
    Which condition is of special importance when the innovation is a tool, technique or software application.
    • A. 

      Participation

    • B. 

      Availability of resources

    • C. 

      Reward or incentives

    • D. 

      Sufficient knowledge and skills

  • 8. 
    What system did Ely originally create his model for?
    • A. 

      Schools

    • B. 

      Offices

    • C. 

      Libraries

    • D. 

      Universities