Readiness for Professional Learning Communities: A Review of Literature


Exploring how and why organizational change and development is one the great themes in social science. This review explores the reason of change readiness, the definition of change readiness, instruments to measure change readiness and how to create change readiness for PLC. Change readiness is a precursor to the successful implementation of school improvement. There was no consensus on the definition of change readiness. However, leading scholars have similar views on the change readiness elements. We reviewed an instrument of individual readiness and two instruments of organizational readiness. We also found a useful strategy from leading scholars to create readiness. This literature review suggests directions for future research.

Keywords: change readiness, individual readiness for change, organizational readiness for change, creating change readiness.

Haholongan Simanjuntak, Sahat Maruli