"Personality gets all the headlines while context [for change] is ignored."
...The challenge is that the researcher needs to define (bound) the change. By defining the change, the researcher limits the amount of people he or she can send the survey to. Researching a particular change, rather than change in a general sense, is not without its own set of challenges, but that is for another post.
Related posts by Deb:
Beyond Resilience: Givers, Takers, Matchers and Anti-Fragile Systems
Two Tried & True Change Models – Evergreen for Agile Change
Messing up a Change Implementation with Someone Else’s Learning Culture?
Via Deb Nystrom, REVELN