HBR's 10 Must Reads on Change

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Most company's change initiatives fail. Yours don't have to.

If you read nothing else on change management, read these 10 articles (featuring "Leading Change," by John P. Kotter). We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you spearhead change in your organization.

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Change Management will inspire you to:

  • Lead change through eight critical stages
  • Establish a sense of urgency
  • Overcome addiction to the status quo
  • Mobilize commitment
  • Silence naysayers
  • Minimize the pain of change
  • Concentrate resources
  • Motivate change when business is good

This collection of best-selling articles includes: featured article "Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail" by John P. Kotter, "Change Through Persuasion," "Leading Change When Business Is Good: An Interview with Samuel J. Palmisano," "Radical Change, the Quiet Way," "Tipping Point Leadership," "A Survival Guide for Leaders," "The Real Reason People Won't Change," "Cracking the Code of Change," "The Hard Side of Change Management," and "Why Change Programs Don't Produce Change."

 

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User Review  - BenKline - LibraryThing

Another good series of articles and essays on management, leadership, specifically about Managing Yourself, your time, your resources, and your life in and out of work. Two articles: "How Resilience ... Read full review

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User Review  - SharkRodeo - LibraryThing

Overall brilliant book with some great insights. Across 10 articles, this book covers the dynamics of managing individuals, teams, processes and (perhaps most useful,) bosses. Doing an article-by ... Read full review

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HBR's 10 Must Reads paperback series is the definitive collection of books for new and experienced leaders alike. Leaders looking for the inspiration that big ideas provide, both to accelerate their own growth and that of their companies, should look no further.

HBR's 10 Must Reads series focuses on the core topics that every ambitious manager needs to know: leadership, strategy, change, managing people, and managing yourself. Harvard Business Review has sorted through hundreds of articles and selected only the most essential reading on each topic. Each title includes timeless advice that will be relevant regardless of an ever-changing business environment.

Classic ideas, enduring advice, the best thinkers: HBR's 10 Must Reads.

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