Leading Change by John P. KotterLeading Change by John P. Kotter

Leading Change

byJohn P. Kotter

Hardcover | September 1, 1996

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John Kotter’s now-legendary eight-step process for managing change with positive results has become the foundation for leaders and organizations across the globe. By outlining the process every organization must go through to achieve its goals, and by identifying where and how even top performers derail during the change process, Kotter provides a practical resource for leaders and managers charged with making change initiatives work.

Needed more today than at any time in the past, this immensely relevant bestselling business book serves as both visionary guide and practical toolkit on how to approach the difficult yet crucial work of leading change in any type of organization. Reading this highly personal book is like spending a day with the world’s foremost expert on business leadership. You’re sure to walk away inspired—and armed with the tools you need to inspire others.

Published by Harvard Business Review Press.
John P. Kotter is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University. He is the Konosuke Matashusita Professor of Leadership at the Harvard Business School and was one of the youngest people in Harvard history to receive full professorship. Kotter's works include Power and Influence: Beyond Formal Authority,...
Title:Leading ChangeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.5 × 6.4 × 0.84 inPublished:September 1, 1996Publisher:Harvard Business Review PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0875847471

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Impressive This is a book I will pass onto my managers and other employees within my company. It is simple enough to keep readers engaged but addresses critical points that need to be brought to the attention of individuals working in companies looking to change in one capacity or another. I highly recommend it to any person in a developmental role that is reinventing, transforming or looking for inspiration as they move into a new era and generation with companies.
Date published: 2011-08-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Slow start but worth the time. Kotter delivers two very important points: the difference between leadership and management; and the value of life long learning. His eight step approach to completing transformational change is an excellent blueprint.
Date published: 2009-09-02

Table of Contents

Part I The Change Problem and Its Solution
1 Transforming Organizations: Why Firms Fail
2 Successful Change and the Force that Drives It
Part II The Eight-Stage Process
3 Establishing a Sense of Urgency
4 Creating the Guiding Coalition
5 Developing a Vision and Strategy
6 Communicating the Change Vision
7 Empowering Employees for Broad-Based Action
8 Generating Short-Term Wins
9 Consolidating Gains and Producing More Change
10 Anchoring New Approaches in the Culture
Part III Implications for the Twenty-first Century
11 The Organization of the Future
12 Leadership and the Lifelong Learning

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What will it take to lead a successful business organization in the 21st century? John P. Kotter thinks he has a pretty good idea. In this visionary guide he draws on more than 25 years' experience, sharing his knowledge and wisdom with readers. Expertly written, Leading Change is one book that business leaders cannot afford to miss.

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Named one of "The 25 Most Influential Business Management Books" by TIME Magazine (TIME.com)