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Making Change Stick

Author : Richard C. Reale
ISBN : 9780976850106
Genre : Organizational change
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Organizationally and individually, to change is to choose. These twelve principles make the choices easier.

Making Organizational Change Stick

Author : Gabrielle O'Donovan
ISBN : 9781351735766
Genre : Business & Economics
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Business needs change. And it needs it in ways, at a rate and on a scale that is unprecedented. Current success rates for organizational change projects are dismal and are likely to remain so until organizations reinvent their approach to project delivery, and learn how to integrate Change Management and Project Management successfully. In this ground-breaking and innovative book, Gabrielle O Donovan shows you how to design strategy, structures and processes to realize this integration and deliver sustainable and commercially powerful business change. She opens the book by providing the context, describing both the problem and the solution; how the disconnect between Project Management and Change Management feeds the 40–70 per cent failure rate and the laying of many a dud egg; and how cross-discipline integration efforts thus far have only addressed the tip of the iceberg, ignoring the subterranean cultural element that can divide or unite project teams. From there, she profiles Project Management and Change Management in turn and, crucially, the value and service propositions of these respective disciplines and the different theories, models and tools they employ. In the second half of the book she makes a ‘Project and Change Partnership’ (PCP) culture explicit and measurable, articulating those cultural assumptions that will support an effective alliance and that relate to those universal problems all organizations face regarding the macro environment, external adaptability and survival, and internal integration. From there, she describes how Project Managers and Change Managers can cooperate daily by dividing work packages and activities throughout the end-to-end project lifecycle. Project leaders who instill a PCP culture will benefit from the unique value that these interdependent disciplines bring to project delivery. It is they who will lay golden eggs and realize business benefits. Making Organizational Change Stick is written for project leaders, Change Managers, Project/Programme Managers, design thinkers, business architects and anyone concerned with business change.

Leading And Implementing Business Change Management

Author : David J. Jones
ISBN : 9781135106218
Genre : Business & Economics
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Being change capable is the "new normal" for today’s growth-minded organizations. The "do more with less" strategies of the past are no longer effective in preparing organizations to meet the increasing challenges for growth, competitiveness and innovation required of them in this new era. Business change challenges including customer and market shifts, legal and regulatory requirements, strategic redirection, acquisitions, strategic partnerships, and cultural transformation are demanding that organizations effectively and efficiently manage change across multiple dimensions. To reach this level of change capability, organizations must adopt an integrated, balanced and customized approach to change management. Change management is addressed from the unique perspective of both its foundational concepts as well as practical application. Using an integrated, scalable and flexible framework, this book provides tools which can be readily customized and applied to initiatives across or within stages of the business change management lifecycle, from assessing the need for change, through planning the change initiative, designing a balanced change solution which integrates the people, process, and project management elements, through deploying and institutionalizing the change. Common risks associated with failed or stalled change initiatives are presented with best practices and key topics associated with change management are explored and illustrated through real-life case studies. Aimed at both the professionals within organizations and post graduate students and researchers within business strategy, organizational behaviour and change management disciplines, this book will provide a conceptual understanding of change management and a roadmap with a supporting toolbox for leading and implementing change that sticks.

Charting Change

Author : Braden Kelley
ISBN : 9781137536976
Genre : Business & Economics
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Research shows that up to seventy percent of all change initiatives fail. Let's face it, change is hard, as is getting an organization on board and working through the process. One thing that has been known to be effective is onboarding teams not only to understand this change, but to see the process and the progress of institutional change. Charting Change will help teams and companies visualize this complicated process. Kelley has developed the Change Planning Canvas, which enables leadership and project teams to easily discuss the variable that will influence the change effort and organize them in a collaborative and visual way. It will help managers build a cohesive approach that can be more easily embraced by employees who are charged with the actual implementation of change. This book will teach readers how to use this visual toolkit to build a common language and vision for implementing change.

Making Change Stick

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ISBN : 1422114708
Genre : Business & Economics
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When facing a difficult management challenge, wouldn't it be great if you could turn to a panel of experts to help guide you to the right decision? Now you can, with books from the Judgment Calls series. Drawn from the pages of Harvard Business Review, these interactive, solutions-oriented guides allow readers to access the wisdom of leading experts as they tackle familiar and perplexing business situations. These engagingly written books will help managers improve problem-solving skills and make better judgment calls under fire.A preface provides an overview and sets the context for using these provocative case studies as learning tools in corporate classrooms. A relevant chapter from an HBE volume introduces the topic as a refresher course. Finally, an appendix of resources such as executive summaries, guiding questions, and a list of further reading rounds out the book. Judgment Calls provide insight into a variety of real world difficulties and offer solutions that managers will find both sound and practical. Our ideal reader is the business traveler who's thinking about this very issue, sees the book in the airport, and throws it in his or her briefcase to read on the plane.This volume, tentatively titled "Bob's Meltdown and Other Stories from the Frontines of Management" looks at the most common issue in workplaces--employee behavior. What should you do when a star employee loses his temper in public? Worse yet, what if your protege seems to be coming unglued? All this and more!

Making Change Happen

Author : Jane Northcote
ISBN : 9780955776007
Genre : Organizational change
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Emotional Intelligence Work

Author : Jolyon Maddocks
ISBN : 0992808901
Genre : Emotional intelligence
File Size : 39. 98 MB
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Making change stick can be difficult. All too often, following developmental coaching or inspirational training the individual will gradually revert back to their old ways of feeling, thinking and behaving. Emotional Intelligence @ Work explains how to make change sustainable by addressing the underlying attitudes that underpin a person's thinking and feeling that then drive their behaviour, habits and performance. Other approaches to Emotional Intelligence (EI) focus on personality traits and intelligence (which are relatively fixed) and competencies (that are relatively short-lived). Emotional Intelligence @ Work provides a fresh perspective on EI, based upon the latest brain science, and puts attitudes at the heart of achieving enduring change. This book provides the coach with a comprehensive overview of what defines EI, the underlying neuroscience of EI, along with a toolkit for putting EI into practice. It explains how using the EIP questionnaire one can measure and help develop emotionally intelligent attitudes; the missing link that turns an individual's potential into effective and sustainable performance.

Making Sustainability Stick

Author : Kevin Wilhelm
ISBN : 9780133552850
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 79. 22 MB
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A brand new collection of world-class business sustainability solutions… 2 authoritative books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price! 2 authoritative eBooks deliver expert guidance for successfully and continually integrating sustainability throughout your business. This unique 2 eBook package will help you capitalize on the massive business opportunities offered by sustainability, and then build on your momentum, overcoming obstacles to make sustainability "stick." In Return on Sustainability, Kevin Wilhelm presents best practices for utilizing sustainability strategies to increase profitability, enhance brand value, and improve shareholder relations. Wilhelm begins with practical actions and real-world case studies from companies ranging from Yakima to Lockheed Martin that have achieved these goals by improving their performance on climate-related issues. He systematically reviews potential risks that companies face from climate change and potential carbon regulation, and market factors forcing businesses to take action, whether they want to or not. In Making Sustainability Stick, Wilhelm provides a complete, up-to-date blueprint for successfully and profitably integrating sustainability throughout your business. Wilhelm organizes his plan into easy-to-digest chapters, with action steps backed up from his extensive real-life consulting experience and candid interviews with 40+ directors of Sustainability or Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). He provides a step-by-step roadmap realizing the benefits of sustainability by engaging the head, heart, and hands of your employees… a checklist for implementation… powerful tips on regaining lost momentum… and specific resources and exercises for overcoming the most common barriers towards implementation. Whatever your role in business sustainability, this collection will help you perform better on all the metrics you care about. From world-renowned business sustainability expert Kevin Wilhelm

The Heart Of Change Field Guide

Author : Dan S. Cohen
ISBN : 9781422148044
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 40. 25 MB
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In 1996, John P. Kotter's Leading Change became a runaway best seller, outlining an eight-step program for organizational change that was embraced by executives around the world. Then, Kotter and co-author Dan Cohen's The Heart of Change introduced the revolutionary "see-feel-change" approach, which helped executives understand the crucial role of emotion in successful change efforts. Now, The Heart of Change Field Guide provides leaders and managers tools, frameworks, and advice for bringing these breakthrough change methods to life within their own organizations. Written by Dan Cohen and with a foreword by John P. Kotter, the guide provides a practical framework for implementing each step in the change process, as well as a new three-phase approach to execution: creating a climate for change, engaging and enabling the whole organization, and implementing and sustaining change. Hands-on diagnostics—including a crucial "change readiness module"—reveal the dynamics that will help or hinder success at each phase of the change process. Both flexible and scaleable, the frameworks presented in this guide can be tailored for any size or type of change initiative. Filled with practical tools, checklists, and expert commentary, this must-have guide translates the most powerful approaches available for creating successful change into concrete, actionable steps for you and your organization. Dan Cohen is the co-author, with John P. Kotter, of The Heart of Change, and a principal with Deloitte Consulting, LLC.

Startwithxml Making The Case For Applying Xml To A Publishing Workflow

Author : Mike Shatzkin
ISBN : 1449379346
Genre : Computers
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Publishers face a "Copernican change." Until recently, the book was"the sun" of a publishing solar system, and all other opportunitieswere subsidiary rights revolving as planets around it. Now, theintellectual property is the sun, and the book becomes just one of theorbiting opportunities. To be successful in the 21st centuryenvironment, publishers must produce agile content: content that canbe rendered in different forms without great additional expense. XMLprovides both a path to agility and opens opportunities for currentand future digital content revenue streams. StartWithXML is an industry-wide project to understand and spread theknowledge publishers need to move forward with XML. It's about thebusiness issues driving the "why" of XML and the technical andorganizational issues, strategies, and tactics underlying the "how" ofgetting started. This research report takes a pragmatic look at XMLworkflows, addressing questions such as: Where am I and where do I want to end up? How much benefit do I want to obtain from content reuse and repurposing? How much work do I want to do myself? How much time and money will this take? What can I do internally to increase my chances of success?

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