Intentional Revolutions: A Seven-Point Strategy for Transforming Organizations / Edition 1

Intentional Revolutions: A Seven-Point Strategy for Transforming Organizations / Edition 1

by Edwin C. Nevis, Joan Lancourt, Helen C. Vassallo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787902403

ISBN-13: 9780787902407

Pub. Date: 04/26/1996

Publisher: Wiley

The most valuable ally a change agent could want. Author Edwin Nevis and his coauthors leverage breakthrough behavioral and social science research to arrive at seven surefire methods that help people adapt to new work situations. The results: a powerful strategy for influencing behavior, minimizing resistance to change, and sustaining an organization that is

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The most valuable ally a change agent could want. Author Edwin Nevis and his coauthors leverage breakthrough behavioral and social science research to arrive at seven surefire methods that help people adapt to new work situations. The results: a powerful strategy for influencing behavior, minimizing resistance to change, and sustaining an organization that is continuously adapting and self-renewing. Filled with examples of both successful and failed change efforts — and with numerous case studies from companies including Motorola and Xerox — this is one how-to on effecting change you should definitely include in your arsenal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787902407
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/26/1996
Series:
Business and Management Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
287
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.61(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: The Challenge of Transformational Change
1. Discontinuous Thinking: The Challenge of Tranformational Change
2. Building a New Consciousness: The Creation of Organizational Reality
3. Practical Dimensions of Transformational Change Phases and Methods
4. The Path of Least Resistance: Working with Multiple Realities
Part Two: Seven Methods of Influence: An Integrated Strategy for Transformational Change
5. Persuasive Communication: Enabling People to Envision a Different Future
6. Participation: Creating a Shared Reality Through Joint Endeavor
7. Expectancy: Using the Power of Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
8. Role Modeling: Showing a Conducive Work Environment
9. Extrinsic Rewards: Reinforcing Behaviors that Support the Transformation
10. Coercion: Using it Legitimately
11. Integrating the Strategies for Maximum Impact

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