Implementing Organizational Change: Theory and Practice / Edition 2

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Overview

Learn how to be a leader in business by spearheading change in your organization, a vital skill for every executive. Implementing Organizational Change-Theory into Practice provides a framework upon which readers can understand and analyze effective change management. The Second Edition has been updated to reflect the latest data and research in organizational change. Chapters have been rewritten and reorganized to improve students’ understanding of the big picture. New technologies have been included in this revision to keep students up to date with current trends.
KEY TOPICS
: Organizational Change; Theories of Effective Change Implementation; Mutual Engagement and Shared Diagnosis; Organizational Redesign; Developing Human Resources; Reinforcing New Behaviors; Organizational Culture and Change; Leading Change
MARKET: Organizational change is a vital skill for every executive and business leader. In a fast-paced business world, firms need to be able to respond to fluctuating environments with equally adept changes in their own procedures and goals.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780136074281
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 2/27/2009
  • Series: Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Bert Spector is an Associate Professor in the Human Resources Management Group at Northeastern University, an associate of the Harvard Law School Program on Negotiations, and a visiting professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management and INSEAD (France). Professor Spector holds a PhD from the University of Missouri. Since joining the College of Business Administration faculty in 1983, he has coauthored a number of books in the area of human resource management and organizational change, including Managing Human Assets (1984), Human Resource Management: A General Manager's Perspective (1985), and The Critical Path to Corporate Renewal (1990). He is the author of Taking Charge and Letting Go (1995). Professor Spector's articles have appeared in the Harvard Business Review and the Sloan Management Review.

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Table of Contents

Preface

CHAPTER 1 Organizational Change CHAPTER 2 Theories of Effective Change Implementation CHAPTER 3 Mutual Engagement and Shared Diagnosis CHAPTER 4 Organizational Redesign CHAPTER 5 Developing Human Resources CHAPTER 6 Reinforcing New Behaviors CHAPTER 7 Organizational Culture and Change CHAPTER 8 Leading Change

Index

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