The Theory and Practice of Change Management provides an examination of the key theoretical perspectives on organizational change. It clearly demonstrates how the various themes can be applied within organizations to deal with the issues arising from organizational change. In-text exercises help students to reflect on their own experiences to explore how the various theories can be practically applied to provide a range of approaches to solve problems associated with change.
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John Hayes is Professor of Management Studies, Leeds University Business School.
"This book provides an excellent overview of the complex field of change management. Relevant theories are clearly explained and closely linked to practical examples and exercises. Thoroughly recommended." --Katie Truss - Director of the Centre for Research in Employment, Skills and Society; Professor of Leadership, HRM and Organisation, Faculty of Business and Law, Kingston University, UK
"This is an excellent overview to the body of knowledge connected to the theory and management of change. Its enjoyable to read and covers an unexpectedly wide range of material, all within the context of a process model of change." --Suzanne Pollack, Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK
"A comprehensive core study text suitable for any students of change management or managers who need to know more about the subject. Its excellent literature review, case studies and exercises for each of the topics allow readers to evaluate their own experience in the change management context. I would not hesitate to recommend it as a core text for any of my students."--Sylvie Jackson, Senior Lecturer in Change Managment and Performance Measurement, Department of Engineering Systems and Management, Cranfield University, UK
"A thoughtful textbook that presents a richly combined view of both theory and practice in managing change." --Muayyad Jabri, Associate Professor, School of Business, University of New England, Australia
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Book Description Palgrave Macmillan. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0333987969. Bookseller Inventory # SKU001451