The Manager As Change Leader

Author: Ann Maycunich Gilley
Editor: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275985974
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The manager's guide to developing exceptional change management skills.

Change Leadership

Author: Martin Orridge
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1351952722
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It is all too easy to discuss organizational change in abstraction, particularly when you are dealing with large corporations with wide product ranges across global markets. But somewhere within these structures there are people, and it is often the human aspects of change that are the most difficult to manage. Martin Orridge's guide explores these aspects and explains how we, as leaders, can help everyone cope with change and in turn ensure our organization's long-term survival. The main parts of Change Leadership are based on the author's research and include models, advice and exercises for understanding and enabling personal and organizational change. To further assist you, Chapter 3 contains 75 actions and activities to sustain transformation in your organization. Successful organizational change also requires discipline and the application of good management techniques. Good planning, checking on progress and capturing the learning are key to introducing successful change and developing an organization's capabilities, therefore Chapter 4 will assist the change leader to appreciate the main aspects of managing successful change projects. This concise guide is an engaging but rigorous read for change leaders. Whether this is your primary role or whether you need to reflect on and manage the human factors of a business project for which you are responsible, Change Leadership will help you better understand the nature of change and, in doing so, develop a Change-Adept organization.

The Manager And The Change Leader

Author: William J. Rothwell
Editor: ASTD
ISBN: 9781562862831
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The last in the four-part role series on workplace learning and performance profession, this volume describes the different roles and responsibilities of managers and change leaders. It also includes a CD-Rom to be used a self-study tool.

The Change Leader S Roadmap

Author: Linda Ackerman Anderson
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470877937
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This is the most complete change methodology we have found anywhere." -- Pete Fox, General Manager, Corporate Accounts, Microsoft US In these turbulent times, competent change leadership is a most coveted leadership skill, and savvy change consultants are becoming trusted participants at the board table. For both leaders and consultants, knowing how to navigate the complexities of organization transformation is fast becoming the key to a successful career. This second edition of the author?s landmark book is the king of all ?how-to? books on change. It provides a strategic overview of the author?s proven change process methodology, as well as pragmatic guidance and tools for each key step in a complex transformational change process. The Change Leader?s Roadmap is the most comprehensive guide available for building transformational change strategy and designing and implementing successful transformation. Based on thirty years of action research with Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, the military, and large non-profit global organizations. Outlines every key step in a transformational change process Provides worksheets, tools, case examples, and assessments that you can immediately apply to all types of change efforts Includes updated information on a wealth of topics including the critical path tasks and how to use the CLR to change minds and cultures The new edition also includes new activities, methods for building change capability, guiding principles for change, and advice for leading the human dynamics in change and creating an organizational vision. This book is specifically written for leaders, project managers, OD practitioners, change practitioners, and consultants seeking greater change results.

Change Leader

Author: Michael Fullan
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118106570
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We live in a challenging, complex, inter-connected andunpredictable world beset by a range of seemingly insolubleproblems. But, says Michael Fullan—an internationallyacclaimed authority on organizational change—we have anincreasing understanding of how to tackle complex change. Thisinvolves developing a new kind of leader: one who recognizes whatis needed to bring about deep and lasting changes in living systemsat all levels. These leaders need a deep understanding of whatmotivates us as human beings and how we tap into and influenceother people's self-motivation. In his previous best-selling books The Six Secrets ofChange, Leading in a Culture of Change, andTurnaround Leadership, Michael Fullan examined the conceptsand processes of change. In Change Leader he turns his focusto the core practices of leadership that are so vital for leadingin today's complex world. He reveals seven core practices fortoday's leaders, all of which appear to be deceptively simple butactually get to the essence of what differentiates a powerfulleader from one who is merely competent: Practice Drives Theory Be Resolute Motivate the Masses Collaborate to Compete Learn Confidently Know Your Impact Sustain Simplexity Throughout the book Fullan argues that powerful leaders havebuilt bedrocks of credibility, have learned how to identify the fewthings that matter most, and know how to leverage their skills inways that benefit their entire organization. The author showsleaders how to avoid policies and strategies that focus on shallowand short-term goals and develop leadership skills for long-termsuccess. With a wealth of illustrative examples from business, education,nonprofit, and government sectors Change Leader provides amuch-needed leadership guide for today's turbulent climate.

Change Leadership

Author: Tony Wagner
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118429516
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The Change Leadership Group at the Harvard School of Education has, through its work with educators, developed a thoughtful approach to the transformation of schools in the face of increasing demands for accountability. This book brings the work of the Change Leadership Group to a broader audience, providing a framework to analyze the work of school change and exercises that guide educators through the development of their practice as agents of change. It exemplifies a new and powerful approach to leadership in schools.

Change Leader S Guide To Change Management

Author: Paul Gerhardt, PhD.
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0359701051
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This is a complete step-by-step guide for being an effective leader of organizational change. Remember when organizations like K-Mart, Sears, and HP were at the top of their industries? In today's workplaces, things change very rapidly. Failing to create an organizational culture that knows how to change effectively, means that the competition will gain a competitive edge that you may never recover from. No organization can fair to lose its share of the market. Use this workbook to read about what it takes to create positive organizational change. Everything you need to know about creating change based upon the latest research and models. External and Internal factors bring about change. Major lessons from year's of research and insights learned from doing organizational change in today's every-changing workplaces have led to the development of this workbook. Start by reading each lesson and then do the activity as you desire. Visit: www.SupervisionEssentials.com

Leadership Roles And Management Functions In Nursing

Author: Bessie L. Marquis
Editor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781772464
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Now in its Sixth Edition, this foremost leadership and management text incorporates application with theory and emphasizes critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making. More than 225 case studies and learning exercises promote critical thinking and interactive discussion. Case studies cover a variety of settings, including acute care, ambulatory care, long-term care, and community health. The book addresses timely issues such as leadership development, staffing, delegation, ethics and law, organizational, political, and personal power, management and technology, and more. Web links and learning exercises appear in each chapter. An Instructor's CD-ROM includes a testbank and PowerPoint slides.

Leadership In An Era Of Change

Author: Desna L. Wallin
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470637773
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In unstable times, effective leaders must not only be able to cope with the environment, they must also be able to shape it. Leaders in today's community colleges must fit that mold. Change leadership can be said to embody four essential characteristics that might be called the four "A's." These are Change leadership anticipates it is visionary and forward-looking and avoids reactionary thinking Change leadership constantly analyzes both the internal and external enviroment to gather reliable data upon which to make decisions; it engages in strategic and tactical planning to make the most of the moment Change leadership acts; with a vision and a plan, with accurate and current data, action is collaborative and inclusive Change leadership affirms; it is not enough to have a vision, a plan, and action. Once action is implemented, attention is given to reflection, to review, and to sustaining change. This volume focuses on change leadership at all levels. The authors bring unique perspectives--they are strong, recognized scholars in leadership studies as well as practitioners actively engaged in community college leadership. Both empirical studies and best practices are included to further our knowledge and understanding of effective leadership in the context of change. This is the 149th volume of the Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly report series New Directions for Community Colleges. Essential to the professional libraries of presidents, vice presidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open-door institutions, New Directions for Community Colleges provides expert guidance in meeting the challenges of their distinctive and expanding educational mission.

Change Leadership

Author: Russell E. Palmer
Editor: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0132542552
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This is the eBook version of the printed book. This Element is an excerpt from Ultimate Leadership: Winning Execution Strategies for Your Situation (9780131933866) by Russell E. Palmer. Available in print and digital formats. A nine-step process to start driving effective change in any organization, beginning right now. Success in leading transformations over the long run depends on the leader’s vision in developing a strategic plan. I believe any leader who is serious about transforming an organization should consider the process I describe next. It’s a starting point for you to move toward your own methods of transformation….

Change Leadership The Kotter Collection 5 Books

Author: John P. Kotter
Editor: Harvard Business Review Press
ISBN: 1625277903
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This impressive collection features the best works by John P. Kotter, known worldwide as the authority on leadership and change. Curated by Harvard Business Review, the longtime publisher of some of Kotter’s most important ideas, the Change Leadership set features full digital editions of the author’s classic books, including bestsellers Leading Change, The Heart of Change, and A Sense of Urgency, as well as “What Leaders Really Do” and his newly published book Accelerate, which is based on the award-winning article of the same name that appeared in Harvard Business Review in late 2013. Kotter’s books and ideas have guided and inspired leaders at all levels. He is the Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Leadership, Emeritus at Harvard Business School, an award-winning business and management thought leader, a successful entrepreneur, and an inspirational speaker. His ideas have helped to mobilize people around the world to better lead organizations, and their own lives, in an era of increasingly rapid change. This specially priced collection offers Kotter’s best practical advice, management insights, and useful tools to help you successfully lead and implement change in your organization—and master the art of change leadership.

Developing Change Leaders

Author: Paul Aitken
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 0750683775
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Provides detailed practical guidance on how to develop effective change leaders. Considers background theory and delivers instruction on how to assess your readiness for leading change. Provides case studies.

Change Leadership In Higher Education

Author: Jeffrey L. Buller
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118762231
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Initiate innovation and get things done with a guide to theprocess of academic change Change Leadership in Higher Education is a call toaction, urging administrators in higher education to get proactiveabout change. The author applies positive and creative leadershipprinciples to the issue of leading change in higher education,providing a much-needed blueprint for changing the way changehappens, and how the system reacts. Readers will examine fourdifferent models of change and look at change itself through tendifferent analytical lenses to highlight the areas where thecurrent approach could be beneficially altered. The book accountsfor the nuances in higher education culture and environment, andhelps administrators see that change is natural and valuable, andcan be addressed in creative and innovative ways. The traditional model of education has been disrupted by MOOCs,faculty unions, online instruction, helicopter parents, and muchmore, leaving academic leaders accustomed to managing change.Leading change, however, is unfamiliar territory. This bookis a guide to being proactive about change in a way that ensures ahealthy future for the institution, complete with models and toolsthat help lead the way. Readers will: Learn to lead change instead of simply "managing" it Examine different models of change, and redefine existingapproaches Discover a blueprint for changing the process of change Analyze academic change through different lenses to gain awider perspective Leading change involves some challenges, but this useful guideis a strong conceptual and pragmatic resource for forecasting thosechallenges, and going in prepared. Administrators and faculty nolonger satisfied with the status quo can look to ChangeLeadership in Higher Education for real, actionable guidance ongetting change accomplished.

Change Leadership In Nursing

Author: Mairead Hickey
Editor: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826108377
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Kanban Change Leadership

Author: Klaus Leopold
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119019729
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Explains how and why Kanban offers a new approach to changein 21st Century businesses This book provides an understanding of what is necessary toproperly understand change management with Kanban as well as how toapply it optimally in the workplace. The book emphasizes criticalaspects, several traps which users repeatedly fall into, andpresents some practical guidelines for Kanban change management tohelp avoid these traps. The authors have organized the book intothree sections. The first section focuses on the foundations ofKanban, establishing the technical basis of Kanban and indicatingthe mechanisms required to enact change. In the second section, theauthors explain the context of Kanban change management—theoptions for change, how they can be set in motion, and theirconsequences for a business. The third section takes the topicsfrom the previous sections and relates them to the social system ofbusiness—the goal is to guide readers in the process ofbuilding a culture of continuousimprovement by reviewing real casestudies and seeing how Kanban is applied in varioussituations. Kanban Change Leadership: Explains how to implement sustainable system-wide changes usingKanban principles Addresses the principles and core practices of Kanban includingvisualization, WIP limits, classes of service, operation andcoordination, metrics, and improvement Describes implementation, preparation, assessment, training,feedback, commissioning, and operation processes in order to createa culture of continuous improvement Kanban Change Leadership is an educational andcomprehensive text for: software and systems engineers; IT projectmanagers; commercial and industrial executives and managers; aswell as anyone interested in Kanban.

Change Leadership In Developing Countries

Author: Franca Ovadje
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136688285
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Selected as an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Magazine in 2014! In Change Leadership for Developing Countries, Franca Ovadje offers readers a comprehensive and integrative model for the design, implementation and evaluation of organizational change. This unique book embodies an African perspective, discussing the specific needs and issues associated with leading change within the institutional, economic, social, and cultural contexts of developing economies. Based on extensive research, as well as the first-hand experiences of managers who have led change initiatives in Africa, this book envisions a change leadership model based on conscious decision-making, rather than taking a prescriptive approach. With examples and case studies drawn from African organizations, this book is a vital tool for students and managers who are based in, or interact with, emerging economies.

Beyond Change Management

Author: Dean Anderson
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780787959227
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Transform your organization! To truly transform your organization, you must learn totransform your own mindset. Beyond Change Management-the only bookspecifically about the interaction of leadership style, mindset,and the change process-revolutionizes leaders' approach totransformational change. Shattering the myth that transformationcan be managed, this book-part of the Practicing OD Series--offersyou new directions and ways of thinking and behaving that areessential for successful change. Its unique approach bringsorganization development (OD) into the mainstream of leaders'approaches to change, expanding and integrating the fields of OD,leadership, change management, and consciousness. You'll alsoget: ready-to-use worksheets questionnaires guidelines "Powerful business solutions to the current chaos facing manyorganizations today. Dean Anderson and Linda Ackerman Anderson getto the heart of change, the human touch, by using timelesstechniques and tools." --Ken Blanchard, coauthor, The One Minute Manager and GungHo! "The authors combine their keen observations, sharp insights,and open hearts to produce towering works that will stand aslasting contributions to leadership and organization development. .. .[t]hey guide us along a path of personal discovery so that wemay have the strength of spirit to risk the creation of moremeaningful organizations." --Jim Kouzes, coauthor, The Leadership Challenge and Encouragingthe Hear

An Asperger Leader S Guide To Living And Leading Change

Author: Rosalind Bergemann
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857008722
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People with Asperger Syndrome (AS) often struggle with change and this is magnified when it is part of their professional role to manage and lead change. Written by a business leader with Asperger Syndrome, this practical guide provides advice and strategies for coping with and implementing change in the workplace. Combining theory and practice with case studies and hands-on tools, the book aims to help those who find change particularly difficult to overcome these challenges and use their unique talents and skills to become change champions in the workplace. The book explores the change management life cycle and how it affects leaders with AS and teaches key skills for successfully leading change, preparing staff for change, and dealing with the effects of change on the organisation as a whole. This is a vital leadership development handbook for executive-level business professionals with Asperger Syndrome as well as those who aspire to careers in these roles.

Organization Change

Author: Wyatt Warner Burke
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 141292670X
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As the title indicates this book combines theory and practice making clear how effective organization change, that is, application is grounded in sound knowledge about human behavior in the workplace.

Language Program Leadership In A Changing World An Ecological Model

Author: Martha C. Pennington
Editor: BRILL
ISBN: 1849507473
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Presents a comprehensive view of management and leadership in language programs as situated in a complex, globalized context with rapidly changing characteristics. This book offers case studies and overviews of 'nuts and bolts' issues of administration such as financial, data, and people management, as well as suggestions for further research.