change agent

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change agent

1 a role in which communication skills, education, and other resources are applied to help a client adjust to changes caused by illness or disability.
2 a role to help members of an organization adapt to organizational change or to create organizational change.
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Eventually, you'll need to start the meeting all over because of the modifications to the original proposal, but first the agent of change will have to "rework the proposal, ensuring that the concerns have adequately been addressed.
The proposals to develop Wales' most famous live music street pose a threat to these venues due to the weak planning laws we have here in Wales," Richard added: "That is why I launched the petition calling for the agent of change principle, like that in England, which would mean that new developments have to accommodate existing live music venues.
His flip-flop on campaign financing will make it difficult for him to persuade voters - especially the skeptical independent voters on whom victory hinges - that he is a forward-looking agent of change and not an old-style Chicago pol in shiny new packaging.
He comes to see the studia humanitatis as holding the key: "Humanism was the major agent of change.
Education and CNG research are the foundations for serving as an agent of change for the corporate real estate profession, providing in-depth information about current changes in the market which allows members to rapidly capture, package and deploy new business models.
It makes politics the agent of change in place of the supposedly underlying social and economic forces.
The MO team must be the agent of change to improve marketing's credibility in the organization from a fiscal management perspective.
Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn portrayed himself on Saturday as an agent of change - and depicted his opponent, Councilman Antonio Villaraigosa, as a defender of the status quo when it comes to crime and education issues - during a campaign debate in which Hahn also raised a 28-year-old criminal case against his rival.
The title might have been changed to that of Heiko Oberman's introduction "Anticiericalism as an Agent of Change," since this signifies the thrust of the volume.
Women's Wear Daily serves as the voice of authority, international newswire and agent of change for the fashion, beauty and retail industries.
For every self-styled agent of change, there are at least as many phonies or weak-willed personalities who find themselves quickly seduced by the system they set out to clean up.