Module 5: Principles of Organizational Change

Learning Objectives

The learning objectives for this module are:

  • Build familiarity with a range of frameworks for approaching organizational change processes;
  • Identify context-appropriate tools and methods to use when working to mainstream climate adaptation in organizations; and
  • Develop a personalized and self-reflective approach to advancing climate adaptation within organizations.

Readings and Media


A framework to diagnose barriers to climate change adaptation 
And the associated diagnostic table: 

Navigating Change: a leaders role 

Culture Change Impact Framework 

FCM Climate Adaptation Maturity Scale 

Climate Change and Asset Management: A Sustainable Service Delivery Primer  (P. 12 onwards)

Talking it Through  (P. 13, 14, 17-19)


Low Carbon Resilience Conceptual Process Model 

ICLEI Adaptation Workbook  (Starting P. 6)

Architectural Model, Human Systems Dynamics Institute 

The Adaptive Capacity Wheel: a method to assess the inherent characteristics of institutions to enable the adaptive capacity of society 

Thinking Big: How to use Theory of Change for Systems Change

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Logic Model Development Guide 




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