The “Road House” Rules as Change Management

Milo
7 min readNov 29, 2023
Patrick Swayze as a manager

The 1989 macho movie classic “Road House” starring Patrick Swayze as Dalton might not seem like the best source for managerial guidance. However, if you study this film from the view of a change management professional, you will identify valuable insights applicable to the real world.

In the movie, Dalton is a “cooler,” or head bouncer, known for his ability to clean up the most…

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Milo

Milo Denison is a freelance project manager and content writer. His most recent book “How to Manage Your Manager” is out now www.milodenison.com/books