Books in Category: Change
Ed Oakley, Doug Krug
(272 Pages) Two business experts explain their Key to Renewal program and recommend that businesses striving for a "change-friendly" environment should identify current successes and pinpoint their causes
The change leader's roadmap: how to navigate your organization's transformation
Linda S. Ackerman-Anderson, Dean Anderson
(304 Pages) In their revolutionary book on leading organization transformation, Beyond Change Management, Linda S. Ackerman Anderson and Dean Anderson described a groundbreaking new approach to transforming an organization. In this companion volume, the authors provide you with specific how-to guidance for putting their breakthrough change theory into practice, offering detailed tools, techniques, and step-by-step processes. The Change Leader's Roadmap-part of the Practicing OD Series-provides the most comprehensive guidance available today for building transformational change strategy and designing and implementing successful transformation. The book gives you an extensive thinking discipline that helps you tailor the most effective change strategy and process plan for your specific organization, showing how to prioritize, integrate, and consolidate the multitude of human and organizational change initiatives that are required to support future success. In addition, you'll learn about key change support infrastructures that enable the organization to function effectively while it is undergoing its change. "Powerful business solutions to the current chaos facing many organizations today. Dean Anderson and Linda Ackerman Anderson get to the heart of change, the human touch, by using timeless techniques and tools."--Ken Blanchard, coauthor, The One Minute Manager and Gung Ho!"Having a vision and direction for change is one thing, implementing vision is quite another. It's the implementation, stupid! Linda Ackerman Anderson and Dean Anderson have been there and have done it. This book about implementing the change process is an invaluable guide for how to do it."--W. Warner Burke, professor of psychology and education, Teachers College, Columbia University, and Senior Advisor, PricewaterhouseCoopers "A useful model with pragmatic guidelines and clear and explicit tools and techniques that will assist individuals and groups thinking through and effectively leading the process of change in their organizations."--John Carter, Ph. D., GIC Organization & Systems Development Center The AuthorsLinda S. Ackerman Anderson spearheaded the development of the most comprehensive change management methodology available on the market today, leading the writing of the Change Process Guidebook for her company, Being First, Inc. She was one of the original creators of the Organization Transformation field, and has spoken about the subject all over the world.Dean Anderson is the creator of The Leadership Breakthrough Program, which is Being First's hallmark process for changing leadership mindset and transforming culture in corporations. During the late 1970s and 1980s he did groundbreaking work on how to optimize personal performance through personal change, and is currently a thought leader in the field of Organization Transformation.