The Change program is designed to assist the individual to address change and to learn to adapt to change by:

• Assessing the personal skills, commitment and resistance levels of each participant in the change process—The Change Map
• Providing an external (someone who knows the individual) assessment of the individual’s skills in the core skills involved in the change process—The Change Survey


Before groups of people can make needed changes, each individual must become involved. The Change program uses two different assessments to help develop personal skills, commitment and identify the resistance to change. The assessments included in The Change program are:

The Change Map—assesses the personal skills, commitment and resistance level of people in the change process. The assessment is broken in to three sections, personal skills for change, commitment for change and openness to change.

Personal Skills for Change includes eleven key personal skills related to change. The areas included are:

  • Self-Esteem
  • Time Management
  • Stress Management
  • Interpersonal Assertion
  • Sales Orientation/Leadership
  • Physical Wellness
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Commitment Ethic
  • Empathy
  • Drive Strength/Motivation
  • Decision Making

Commitment for Change focuses on fifteen key skills related to commitment for change. The higher the score, the more of a commitment for change. The basic scales are:

  • State of Discontent
  • Purposes for Change
  • Need to Change
  • Cultural Impact
  • Scope
  • Support for Change
  • Dedication to Change
  • Human Impact
  • Resources
  • Value of Change
  • Evaluation
  • Price
  • Readiness
  • Commitment
  • Consistency

Openness to Change includes fifteen key categories for change. The higher the score, the more openness to accept change. The basic scales are:

  • Decision
  • Communication
  • Others
  • Acceptance
  • Fear
  • Design
  • Cost
  • Threat & Judgement
  • Trust
  • Anxiety or Stress
  • Clear Purpose
  • Value or Importance
  • Support
  • Follow-Through
  • Confidence or Belief

The Change Survey is a 360-degree assessment. The Change Survey is also an external (done by someone who knows the individual taking The Change Map well) rating system. It is intended to validate skills of the test taker of The Change Map.