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Diane Dormant

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Diane Dormant, Ph.D.
Adjunct Graduate Faculty

Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning
College of Engineering
Boise State University
1910 University Dr.
Boise, ID 83725-2070


For over thirty years, Dr. Dormant has been a consultant and university teacher in change management, organizational consulting, organizational culture, and group training techniques. For twenty-five years, she taught graduate courses at Indiana University in the Department of Instructional Systems Technology and the Department of Kinesiology.

Consultant: As a consultant in change management, instructional development, and organizational communications, her clients have included pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, healthcare, banking, insurance, social service, education, and the military.

Developer: As President of Dormant & Associates, Inc., Diane directed the development of numerous training and communication products, including The Change Mapping SM Workshop which provides skills-training for organizational teams responsible for implementing change projects.

Publications on Change Management:

​Dormant, D. (2011) The chocolate (CACAO) model of change. LuLu Press (ISBN: 978-1257867554)​

Dormant, D. (1999). Implementing human performance in organizations. In H.D. Stolovitch and E.J. Keeps (eds.), Handbook of human performance technology. (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Dormant, D. (1997) Planning change: past, present, future. In R. Kaufman, S. Thiagarajan, and P. MacGillis (eds.), The guidebook for performance improvement: working with individuals and organizations. San Francisco: Pfeiffer.

Dormant, D. (1992). Implementing human performance in organizations. In H.D. Stolovitch and ElJ. Keeps (eds.), Handbook of human performance technology. San Francisco. Jossey-Bass.

Dormant, D. (1986). The ABCD’s of managing change. In M. Smith (ed.), Introduction to performance technology. Washington, DC.: The National Society for Performance and Instruction.

Dormant, D. (1979). A Trainer’s Guide to Change Agentry. Washington, DC: NSPI Journal. (Winner of NSPI’s Outstanding Publication Award).