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Organizational Change

Organizational Change
An Action-Oriented Toolkit

Fifth Edition

March 2024 | 568 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
In today’s world, organizational resilience, adaptability and agility gain new prominence.  Awaken, mobilize, accelerate, and institutionalize change with Organizational Change: An Action-Oriented Toolkit, Fifth Edition. Bridging theory with practice, this new edition uses models, examples, and exercises to help students engage others in the change process. Authors Gene Deszca, Cynthia Ingols, Tupper F. Cawsey, and Evelina Atanassova provide tools for implementing, measuring, and monitoring sustainable change initiatives and helping organizations achieve their objectives. 
Chapter 1 • Changing Organizations in Our Complex World
Chapter 2 • How to Lead Organizational Change: Frameworks
Chapter 3 • What to Change in an Organization: Frameworks
Chapter 4 • Who Leads the Change
Chapter 5 • Awakening: Building and Energizing the Need for Change
Chapter 6 • Navigating Change Through Formal Structures and Systems
Chapter 7 • Navigating Organizational Politics and Culture
Chapter 8 • Mobilizing: Recipients of Change and Internal Stakeholders
Chapter 9 • Moving from Mobilizing to Accelerating Change: Action Planning & Implementation Tools
Chapter 10 • Institutionalizing the Changes
Chapter 11 • Change Management Data Analysis
Chapter 12 • The Future of Change and the Future of Organizations

"Easy to read, students will be able to understand and relate."

Hal Kingsley
SUNY Buffalo State College

"A text with a creative orientation to the topic. Easy for students to comprehend knowledge and apply through activities. Simply a
great text for highlighting self-reflection and self-assessment throughout."

Shonda Lawrence
Clark Atlanta University

"Excellent book for organizational change. I have used other textbooks in the past and this is by far my favorite book as I find it to be
practical, comprehensive, and does not have as much redundancy across chapters as other organizational change textbooks do."

Courtney Williams
University of Toledo

"Easy to read. Plenty of good examples for students to read. Real life examples that expose students to what they might see as a new
grad. Introduces numerous models and theories. Plenty of takeaways for academics or practitioners." 

Brooke Kincade
University of Houston, Downtown

"A step by step (sort of) framework for building momentum to change, making a change and reflecting on the context (PESTEL) factors
influencing change in the workplace."

Marsha Milgrom
Metropolitan State University

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