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Change Management
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Change Management
A Guide to Effective Implementation

Third Edition

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Change Management

May 2008 | 440 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
This updated third 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.
 
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

An essential for the intelligent and reflective manager. Reader activity, case studies and specialist chapters means that this text offers the reader a novel insight to the world of real people in real change management situations.

Anne M J Smith

Paton and McCalman have in this third edition continued their good work of covering the complex issues of change in a readable and informative manner which will be accessible to many students of this important topic.

Douglas K Macbeth

This book continues to provide students of change with an invaluable resource.

Michael C J Mayer

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