1260597954 · 9781260597950
Managing Organizational Change: A Multiple Perspectives Approach, 4e, by Palmer, Dunford, and Buchanan, offers managers a multiple perspectives approach to managing change, which recognizes the variety of ways to facilitate change and reinforces the need for a tailored and creative approach to fit different contexts.
The fourth edition offers timely updates to previous content, while introducing new and emerging trends, developments, themes, debates, and practices.
PART 1 Groundwork: Understanding and Diagnosing Change
Chapter 1: Managing Change Stories and Paradoxes
Chapter 2: Images of Change Management
Chapter 3: Why Change? Contemporary Pressures and Drivers
Chapter 4: What to Change? A Diagnostic Approach
PART 2 Implementation: The Substance and Process of Change
Chapter 5: What Changes?
Chapter 6: Purpose and Vision
Chapter 7: Change Communication Strategies
Chapter 8: Resistance to Change
Chapter 9: Organization Development and Sense-Making Approaches
Chapter 10; Change Management Perspectives
PART 3 Running Threads: Sustainability and the Effective Change Manager
Chapter 11: Sustaining Change versus Initiative Decay
Chapter 12: The Effective Change Manager: What Does It Take?