ISBN 9788178299235,Change Management : A Guide to Effective Implementation

Change Management : A Guide to Effective Implementation



SAGE Publications Ltd

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9788178299235

ISBN-10 8178299232


Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 440 Pages
Language (English)


This updated third edition edition of a popular text on change management guides readers through the technological, organizational and people-oriented strategies that managers use to implement change. Revised to include power and politics, culture and gender, the authors have also added international case studies that set change management within the context of globalization. Change Management provides readers with frameworks for applying different models of change to different scenarios; offers proactive approaches to change that relate to business performance and gives practical, step-by-step guidance on handling change. Undergraduate and post graduate students as well as practitioners who use this book will gain a greater understanding of how best to approach and manage complex change situations. Table of Contents I: THE IMPACT AND DEFINITION OF CHANGE Introducing Change Management The Nature of Change Change and the Manager Managing Change from a Gender Perspective Mapping Change II: INTERVENTION STRATEGIES The Systems Approach to Change Cases in Intervention Total Project Management Competing Narratives III: THE ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT MODEL People Management Organizations Can Develop The Objective Outsider Organizational Politics and Change The Learning Organization IV: PRACTICAL CASES IN CHANGE MANAGEMENT Managing Knowledge and Change: an IBM Case Study A Case Study in Business Growth: Change at Smokies Intervention Cases Organizational Development Cases Epilogue References Index