The Art of Change Leadership: Driving Transformation In a Fast-Paced World

The Art of Change Leadership: Driving Transformation In a Fast-Paced World

by Cheryl Cran


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Be an transformational leader during times of rapid organizational change

The Art of Change Leadership represents a major milestone in the study of change leadership. An approachable yet thorough guide for leaders and team members that illustrates how to increase speed and agility during times of intense technological innovation and fast change, this resource focuses on the ways in which you, as an individual, can harness your unique abilities to lead cultural change and personal leadership in a positive and proactive way. Through eleven comprehensive chapters, explore the need for increased human brain speed, how to improve your focus, the body/mind connection, agility within a team setting, improving productivity, communication with your team, and more.

Technology, globalization, evolving business models—these are just some of the variables impacting the competitive landscapes across virtually all industries. To keep up with the changes that these and other factors are creating, it is critical that you are able to understand what change leadership is, why it is important, and how you can leverage it in your workplace to positively impact your company.

  • Explore research on change leadership vs. change management to improve business
  • Leverage technology to improve productivity and adaptability to rapid change
  • Evolutionary approaches to change leadership that include energy management and innovative mindset approaches
  • Discover questionnaires, assessments and quizzes to assess your change leadership agilities

The Art of Change Leadership is a (r)evolutionary text that prepares you to increase your team's speed and agility, and to thrive in today's continually evolving business environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781119124757
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/16/2015
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

CHERYL CRAN is the CEO of Evolutionary Business Solutions Inc., where she helps leaders and their teams evolve their executive, leadership, and team skill levels so that they can increase results. She is the author of five books, including the bestselling 101 Ways to Make Generations X, Y and Zoomers Happy at Work, and has written for Entrepreneur, Forbes, Metro New York, Readers Digest, Cosmopolitan, Selling Power, Builder Woman, Managing People, Meeting Planners Industry, and more.

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Table of Contents

Preface: The Art of Change Leadership—Driving Transformation in a Fast-Paced World xi

Acknowledgments xv

1 Why Do Organizations Need Change Leaders? 1

2 Fast Changing World Needs Leaders Like You 19

3 Hack the Status Quo: Change Manager or Change Leader? 39

4 Upgrade the Leadership OS to Be a Change Leader Who Drives Transformation 65

5 The Change Cycle Transformation Tool 85

6 Help Lead Others to Be Change Leaders Who Drive Transformation 103

7 Technology and People—The Impetus for Change 123

8 Tools for Transformation 141

9 The Art of Adapting to Multiple Personalities, Different Generations, and Cultures 161

10 The Three-Step Change Process Model to Leading Personal and Organizational Change 183

11 Thrive While Driving Transformation That Changes the World 201

About the Author 221

Index 225

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