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Managing Organizational Change, by Palmer/Dunford/Akin, provides managers with an awareness of the issues involved in managing change, moving them beyond "one-best way" approaches and providing them with access to multiple perspectives that they can draw upon in order to enhance their success in producing organizational change. These multiple perspectives provide a theme for the text as well as a framework for the way each chapter outlines different options open to managers in helping them to identify, in a reflective way, the actions and choices open to them. The authors favor using multiple perspectives to ensure that change managers are not trapped by a "one-best way" of approaching change which limits their options for action. Changing organizations is as messy as it is exhilarating, as frustrating as it is satisfying, as muddling-through and creative a process as it is a rational one. This book recognizes these tensions for those involved in managing organizational change. Rather
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Associate Dean (Research) and Professor of Management, Faculty of Business, UTS and is currently Chair of Business Academics Research Directors Network (BARDsNET). Ian's teaching, research and consulting expertise is in the area of organization analysis, design and change and his publications appear in a range of international refereed journals including Academy of Management Review, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Relations, Sociology, and Journal of Management Studies. His most recent book, published 2006 (with Richard Dunford and Gib Akin is Managing organizational change: a multiple perspectives approach (Boston: McGraw-Hill). Ian is a Fellow of the Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) and in 2001 was President of ANZAM. He has held visiting positions at Cornell University (1993) and the University of Virginia (1997; 2000). The University of Sydney University of Virginia---Charlottesville
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