Force field analysis example

This force field analysis template can help you:

  • Identify factors that are for and against change.
  • Evaluate and rank forces for and against change.
  • Find possible ways to reduce or strengthen forces.

Open this template to view a detailed example of a force field analysis diagram that you can customize to your use case.

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Force field analysis example example

What is the force field analysis example template?

A force field analysis is a useful way to look at the different factors that influence a decision. If you’re looking to make a change in your organization, this type of analysis will help you visualize the forces that push your organization towards that change and the ones that hold you back.

If you’re new to force field analyses, this template can help. It’s an example of a finished analysis so you can see what the final product should generally look like. Learn from it, then customize it to create your own.

Benefits of using the force field analysis example template

Performing a force field analysis involves identifying factors that are for and against change. From there, you can evaluate and rank those forces and find ways to handle them. For example, if you need to make a change, you can strengthen the forces that drive change, like awareness of what your competitors are doing. At the same time, you can weaken forces that hold your organization back, like team members’ uncertainty about the future.

The template is perfect for remote teams to collaborate in real time, and you can customize it to meet your needs. As you work, you’ll create valuable documentation of your thoughts that you can refer to later.

How to use the force field analysis example template in Lucidchart

Study the template to learn how it works and get an idea of how you’ll use it. From there, customize it to make it work for you. You can add or rearrange shapes as well as edit the existing text or add more.

If you’d like to start from a blank force field analysis template after viewing the example, click the link on the right of the document. You can also view the Lucidchart tutorials linked there if you need more help.

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