Leading Change

Leading Change

Book - 2012
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Baker & Taylor
Offers advice on how to lead an organization into change, including establishing a sense of urgency, developing a vision and strategy, and generating short-term wins.

Perseus Publishing
The international bestseller?now with a new preface by author John Kotter.

Millions worldwide have read and embraced John Kotter’s ideas on change management and leadership.
From the ill-fated dot-com bubble to unprecedented M&A activity to scandal, greed, and ultimately, recession?we’ve learned that widespread and difficult change is no longer the exception. It’s the rule. Now with a new preface, this refreshed edition of the global bestseller Leading Change is more relevant than ever.

John Kotter’s now-legendary eight-step process for managing change with positive results has become the foundation for leaders and organizations across the globe. By outlining the process every organization must go through to achieve its goals, and by identifying where and how even top performers derail during the change process, Kotter provides a practical resource for leaders and managers charged with making change initiatives work. Leading Change is widely recognized as his seminal work and is an important precursor to his newer ideas on acceleration published in Harvard Business Review.

Needed more today than at any time in the past, this bestselling business book serves as both visionary guide and practical toolkit on how to approach the difficult yet crucial work of leading change in any type of organization. Reading this highly personal book is like spending a day with the world’s foremost expert on business leadership. You’re sure to walk away inspired?and armed with the tools you need to inspire others.

Published by Harvard Business Review Press.

The international bestseller—now with a new preface by author John Kotter.

Millions worldwide have read and embraced John Kotter’s ideas on change management and leadership.
From the ill-fated dot-com bubble to unprecedented M&A activity to scandal, greed, and ultimately, recession—we’ve learned that widespread and difficult change is no longer the exception. It’s the rule. Now with a new preface, this refreshed edition of the global bestseller Leading Change is more relevant than ever.

John Kotter’s now-legendary eight-step process for managing change with positive results has become the foundation for leaders and organizations across the globe. By outlining the process every organization must go through to achieve its goals, and by identifying where and how even top performers derail during the change process, Kotter provides a practical resource for leaders and managers charged with making change initiatives work. Leading Change is widely recognized as his seminal work and is an important precursor to his newer ideas on acceleration published in Harvard Business Review.

Needed more today than at any time in the past, this bestselling business book serves as both visionary guide and practical toolkit on how to approach the difficult yet crucial work of leading change in any type of organization. Reading this highly personal book is like spending a day with the world’s foremost expert on business leadership. You’re sure to walk away inspired—and armed with the tools you need to inspire others.

Published by Harvard Business Review Press.


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Writing in plain language, Kotter (Harvard Business School) presents an eight-step process for managing organizational change, with special emphasis on establishing a sense of urgency and creating a guiding coalition as the first steps. He gives guidelines on developing and communicating a vision for change, empowering employees, generating short-term wins, and anchoring new approaches in the company's culture. Successful and less-successful stories and examples come from the author's own research. The book was first published in 1996. This edition contains a new brief preface by the author, written in November 2012. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Boston : Harvard Business Review Press, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781422186435
1422186431
Branch Call Number: 658.406 K87 2012
Characteristics: xii, 194 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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SquamishLibraryStaff Oct 13, 2016

A classic and must-read business book, named by Time Magazine as one of the top 25 business books of all time. Even if you just skim the chapters, this book can help you to envision the steps necessary to successfully lead your team through change.

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