Managing Change – Lincoln’s Change Process

What evidences are there to support that Lincoln was acting consciously with reference to a consistent change process, rather than simply reacting to the immediate situation? Write a 450-600 word paper to support your opinion. Your paper should follow APA format with at least 2 additional sources beyond the text.
*MUST BE REFERENCED*: Phillips, D. T. (1992). Lincoln on leadership: Executive strategies for tough times. New York: Warner Books.
Chapter 8: Exercise a Strong Hand – Be Decisive
Chapter 9: Lead by Being Led
Chapter 10: Set Goals and Be Results-Oriented
Chapter 11: Keep Searching Until You Find Your “Grant”
Chapter 12: Encourage Innovation