change agent

change agent ˈchange ˌagent also ˌagent of ˈchange noun [countable]
HUMAN RESOURCES someone who is responsible for making sure that changes are made in the way that a company operates:

• It is the change agent’s task to persuade employees to accept new working methods, so that change can be made with the people, not against them.

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change agent UK US noun [C] (also agent of change)
HR, WORKPLACE a person or group that works on a change programme: »

Our change agent has compiled a list of procedures that must change in order for us to achieve our business goals.

a person or thing that encourages people to change their behaviour or opinions: »

Two important studies have emphasized that students can be change agents in learning and teaching.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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