Read the following article attached below: Kotter, J. (2009). Lighting a
fire under them. *Inc, 31*(7), 86.

In this interview, Kotter discusses the “sense of urgency” that is required
of leaders when there is an economic recession. Reflect on the issues of
complacency and urgency among businesses, as explained by Kotter. For this
discussion, write a response to the following questions. Support your
response with material from the required reading as well as at least one
outside peer-reviewed journal article.

– How does a sense of urgency motivate employees?

– Does a sense of urgency with regard to implementing organizational
change differ in times of recession, during natural disasters, or in the
face of global competition?

– Is a sense of urgency in strategic planning the norm in business
today? *Explain*.

– How do leaders motivate employees to remain inspired during an
economic down turn?


Include* introduction* and* conclusion*

Discussion should be *6 to 8 paragraphs*.

Use at least two *Peer Reviewed Journal Articles*

*APA format* is required and each *reference must be cited* in the paper.

*Use headings* to organize the content in your work.

Please answer each questions and follow all requirements. Make this a good
discussion. Thanks!

750 words

ref and cite with at least 2 journal articles not older than 2013


*Please no plagiarism* and *sources should not be older than 5 years*

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