The Change Champion's Field Guide: Strategies and Tools for Leading Change in Your Organization

The Change Champion's Field Guide: Strategies and Tools for Leading Change in Your Organization

by Louis Carter, Roland L. Sullivan, Marshall Goldsmith, Dave Ulrich
     
 

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Nearly a decade later, leading change pioneers in the field have realigned to bring you the second edition of the Change Champion's Fieldguide.
  
This thoroughly revised and updated edition of the Change Champion's Field Guide is filled with the information, tools, and strategies needed to implement a best practice change or leadership

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Nearly a decade later, leading change pioneers in the field have realigned to bring you the second edition of the Change Champion's Fieldguide.
  
This thoroughly revised and updated edition of the Change Champion's Field Guide is filled with the information, tools, and strategies needed to implement a best practice change or leadership development initiative where everyone wins. In forty-five chapters, the guide's contributors, widely acknowledged as the "change champions" and leaders in the fields of organizational change and leadership development, explore the competencies and practices that define an effective change leader. Change Champions such as Harrison Owen, Edgar Schein, Marv Weisbord, Sandra Janoff, Mary Eggers, William Rothwell, Dave Ulrich, Marshall Goldsmith, Judith Katz, Peter Koestenbaum, Dick Axelrod, David Cooperrider, and scores of others provide their sage advice, practical applications, and examples of change methods that work.
 
Change Champion's Field Guide examines the topic of leadership and change within four main topics including:

  • Key elements of leading successful and results-driven change
  • Tools, models, instruments, and strategies for leading change
  • Critical success and failure factors
  • Trends and research on innovation, change, and leadership
  • Guidelines on how to design, implement, and evaluate change and leadership initiatives
  • Fresh case studies that highlight leading companies who are implementing successful change in innovative and inspired ways.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118136263
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/15/2013
Pages:
832
Sales rank:
1,151,829
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 7.00(h) x 2.30(d)

What People are saying about this

Turgay Bugdacigill
"This fieldguide is for all change champions who are learning about, seeking to, or who are in the midst of leading social or organizational change...The purpose of this fieldguide is to provide you with all of the necessary elements to implement a best practice change or leadership development initiative within your organization or social system. Contributors in this book are widely recognized as among the best in organizational change and leadership development. They provide invaluable lessons in succeeding during crisis or growth modes and economies"
Nathaniel Branden
"I found the Fieldguide to be intellectually exciting and emotionally inspiring. In a single volume we are given the distilled thinking of an amazing collection of authors who are among our most respected experts in the fields of change and leadership development. I cannot imagine any executive who would not profit from reading this book - providing its ideas are put into immediate practice."
author of "The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem" and "Self-Esteem at Work"
Sally Helgesen
"Highly recommended! This step-by-step manual provides a roadmap of best practices in a clear and accessible format."
Author of The Female Advantage, The Web of Inclusion and Thriving in 24/7
Vijay Govindarajan
"Will become one of the most quoted, referenced, and used business books in the first decade of the 2000's."
Earl C. Daum 1924 Professor of International Business, Director, Center for Global Leadership, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College
Sandy Ogg
"Essential tools for change agents - both business leaders and human resources professionals."
Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Unilever BestFoods, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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Meet the Author

Louis Carter is CEO and founder of Best Practice Institute (BPI) and concept innovator of the world's first 360-degree feedback tool on a social networking platform, skillrater.com. He and BPI were recognized as one of the top 15 in leadership development by Leadership Excellence magazine.

Roland Sullivan is one of the original 100 change agents. Mentored by Bennis, he has led change efforts with more than 1,000 organizations in 30 countries and taught in over 14 universities, including the most recognized change program in the world, Pepperdine University.

Marshall Goldsmith is widely recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities in helping leaders achieve positive, measurable change in behavior for themselves, their people, and their teams.

Dave Ulrich has been ranked by Business Week as the #1 management educator. He has also been listed in Forbes as one of the "world's top five" business coaches.

Norm Smallwood is president and co-founder of Results-Based Leadership, Inc. and is a recognized authority in developing businesses and their leaders to deliver results and increase value.

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