Successfully Managing Change in Organizations: A User's Guide


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Successfully Managing Change in Organizations: A User's Guide

Successfully Managing Change in Organizations: A User's Guide

 

Stephen J. Thomas

 

Overview

Now in paperback, Successfully Managing Change in Organizations: A User's Guide was written for all managers who have been given the difficult task of bringing change to their organizations. It addresses organizational change at the working level. It is a “user's guide” in change management, written by a user, for users. This is an valuable resource for anyone who wants to know, step by step, how to implement change successfully.

 

Features

  • Draws on the author's wealth of practical experience and emphasizes that the elements of change are interrelated, that they constitute a “Web of Change”: change one element and you must see what the impact will be on the others.
  • Identifies and explains eight key elements of change.
  • A way to measure change in each element and its affect on the others is presented on paper and through a computer program on an enclosed disk.

Part One: Getting Started

  • Introduction to the Process of Change
  • Laying the Foundation
  • Change: Not Linear, But Nonlinear
  • The Vision of the Future or How Do We Know Where We Are Going So We'll Know When We Have Arrived

Part Two Concepts Which Will Contribute To Success

  • From Vision To Reality
  • The Roadmap Of Change
  • A Case For Teams
  • Working with Consultants
  • Resistance To Change
  • The Web Of Change

Part Three Execution: It's More Than Magic

  • The Elements
  • Fitting The Elements Together
  • How to Handle the Process Of Change
  • Measurement

Part Four Completion And A New Beginning

  • Techniques Of Continued Growth

Conclusion