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If, for example, you are concerned about the time it takes for children in foster care to move to permanency, you will learn much more about the issue by disaggregating the data by children's permanency goals, ages, races, reasons for entry into foster care, courts of jurisdiction, and placement types, than by simply looking at the timeline for the entiie population. The combined knowledge and perspectives of agency managers and supervisors can help form the most complete and meaningful conclusions from the examination of data, policy, organizational structure, and capacity. Many change management schemes exist, but most incorporate multiple steps that include * defining the problem, * establishing a sense of urgency, * forming a work team, * creating a vision, * planning for short- and long-term implementation, * empowering everyone involved, and * monitoring, monitoring, monitoring.
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