Leading Continuous Change

Author: Bill Pasmore
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 1626564434
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Most change efforts fail because most change methods are built to deal with single challenges in a nice, neat, linear way. But leaders know that today, pressures for change don't come at you one at a time; they come all at once. It's like riding a roller coaster: sudden drops, jarring turns, anxious climbs into the unknown. Drawing on his years of experience at the Center for Creative Leadership and Columbia University, Bill Pasmore offers a four-part model and four mindsets that allow leaders to deal with multiple changes simultaneously without drowning in the churn. The first step, Pasmore says, is to Discover which external pressures for change are the most necessary to address. The key here is to think fewer—step away from the buffet of possibilities and pinpoint the highest-impact options. Then you need to Decide how many change efforts your organization can handle. Here the mindset is to think scarcer—you have only so many people and so many resources, so how do you best use them? Once you've figured that out, it's time to Do—and here you want to think faster. Streamline processes and engage in rapid prototyping so you can learn quickly and cost-effectively. The last step is to Discern what worked and what didn't, so think smarter—develop metrics, identify trends, and make sure learnings are disseminated throughout the organization. For each stage of the process, Pasmore offers detailed advice, practical tools, and real-world examples. This book is a comprehensive guide to navigating change the way it happens now.

Leading Change in Multiple Contexts

Author: Gill Robinson Hickman
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412926782
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Using a consistent framework throughout for understanding and applying concepts and practices of leading change this text contains application and reflection exercises that allow readers to apply what they learn.

McGill Leading Change Robert E Sagger 2014

Author: McGill University
Publisher: Bukupedia
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Ideally. those who ¥e closest to the problems and opportunities in an organization are the ones who come up with the options to be considered by the change leadership team. To ensure face validity and inclusion of the best options, the options identified should be reviewed by a representative sample of those being asked to change. In our child support case study, noncustodial parents and county clerks across the country expressed frustration with the fact that non-support-paying parents were getting harder to track and more elusive than ever. As a result, the federal government took this input, explored the root causes of the problem, and identified a number of possible responses. A number of change projects were chosen as part of an integrated strategy to enforce the collection of child support payments. These projects included but were not limited to withholding income from the noncustodial parent's employer and interception of income tax refunds (state and federal), unemployment compensation benefits, and lottery winnings. The projects also included credit bureau reporting, driver's and professional license suspension, financial institution data match (locating of bank assets), crossmatching new-hire reporting, hunting and fishing license suspension, passport denial, liens, federal loan data matching, and computer automation of child support operations, including interfaces with numerous other state agency systems. Some of these options were potentially more feasible and would have more impact than others. By simply having options, people felt they had choices and could influence what changed. Since 199 5, annual child support collections in the state where the enforcement tracking system was implemented have increased from $177 million to more than $460 million. Increased collections means that more children are receiving the child support they deserve, and fewer families will have to resort to public assistance to survive. 2 248 It is our hope that instructing leaders how to address each stage of concern during organizational change has taken much of the mystique out of the process and shown you how you can lead at a higher level. Responding to others' concerns and paying attention to how you increase involvement and influence at each step in the change process is the best way we know to build future change receptivity, capability, and leadership. In Chapter l, "Is Your Organization High Performing?," we argued that if being a high performing organization is the destination, leadership is the engine. While that is true, it's important to have the right kind of leadership. This will be the focus of the last section of our book. COMPANION ONLINE RESOURCE ]·.:. v'° . ., W.W~ .ICCID .. fl9e vlrtual COldatellCe tllled. , T181ibl' AlcJJ"' Rlglt; \Jiii Iha password ,'. "Peopla''tor ,our FREE llCClllL . ·

Exploring Strategic Change

Author: Julia Balogun
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780273708025
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This edition of 'Exploring Strategic Change' focuses on the implementation of organizational change and the management of organizational transitions.

Leading Change

Author: John P. Kotter
Publisher: Vahlen
ISBN: 3800646153
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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John P. Kotters wegweisendes Werk Leading Change erschien 1996 und zählt heute zu den wichtigsten Managementbüchern überhaupt. Es wurde in zahlreiche Sprachen übersetzt und millionenfach verkauft. Der Druck auf Unternehmen, sich den permanent wandelnden internen und externen Einflüssen zu stellen, wird weiter zunehmen. Dabei gehört ein offener, aber professionell geführter Umgang mit Change-Prozessen zu den Wesensmerkmalen erfolgreicher Unternehmen im 21. Jahrhundert und zu den größten Herausforderungen in der Arbeit von Führungskräften. Einer der weltweit renommiertesten Experten auf diesem Gebiet hat basierend auf seinen Erfahrungen aus Forschung und Praxis einen visionären Text geschrieben, der zugleich inspirierend und gefüllt ist mit bedeutenden Implikationen für das Change-Management. Leading Change zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie Wandlungsprozesse in Unternehmen konsequent führen. Beginnend mit den Gründen, warum viele Unternehmen an Change-Prozessen scheitern, wird im Anschluss ein Acht-Stufen-Plan entwickelt, der Ihnen hilft, pragmatisch einen erfolgreichen Wandel zu gestalten. Wenn Sie wissen möchten, warum Ihre letzte Change-Initiative scheiterte, dann lesen Sie dieses Buch am besten gleich, sodass Ihr nächstes Projekt von Erfolg gekrönt wird. Ralf Dobelli, getabstract.com Leading Change is simply the best single work I have seen on strategy implementation. William C. Finnie, Editor-in-Chief Strategy & Leadership Leading Change ist ein weltweiter, zeitloser Bestseller. Werner Seidenschwarz, Seidenschwarz & Comp.

Leading the e Learning Transformation of Higher Education

Author: Gary Miller
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 1579227988
Format: PDF, ePub
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Published in association with The Online Learning Consortium. Written by pioneers in the field of online learning, Leading the e-Learning Transformation of Higher Education is a professional text that offers insights and guidance to the rising generation of leaders in the field of higher education. It explains how to integrate online learning into an institution during a period of rapid social and institutional change. This important volume: • Shares success stories, interviews, cases and insights from a broad range of leadership styles • Reviews how technology is transforming higher education worldwide • Provides an overview of how distance education is organized in a range of institutional settings • Breaks down current leadership challenges in both unit operations and institutional policy This volume launches the new Stylus series that is aimed at the online learning and distance education market. It offers readers the opportunity to benefit from the collective experience and expertise of top leaders in the field. All of the contributors have held leadership roles in national and international distance education organizations. Five of the contributors have been recognized as Sloan Consortium Fellows in 2010 and they have all collaborated with the Institute for Emerging Leaders in Online Learning. These contributors have helped pave the way and now share their insights, advice, and broad vision with the future leaders of the field.

The leader s change handbook

Author: Jay Alden Conger
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Inc Pub
ISBN: 9780787943516
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Drawing together the insights of today's top experts on business management and corporate change, an up-to-date and informative handbook shows executives how to use the latest principles and practices to manage and prosper from change.

Current Good Practices and New Developments in Public Sector Service Management

Author: Nick Manning
Publisher: Commonwealth Secretariat
ISBN: 9780850927122
Format: PDF, ePub
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This is an update to the 1996 portfolio and continues to provide a framework for building and sustaining effective public service organisations, based on current good practice and the wide experience of senior public sector managers throughout the Commonwealth. The second edition contains much of the original material, now up-dated together with several new sections. The Portfolio update is designed to be used as a companion resource to the Public Service Country Profiles which, together, can be used as a basis for benchmarking to compare activities and best practices across different national settings.

Leadership for Change in Teacher Education

Author: Susan E. Elliott-Johns
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9462099324
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Leadership for Change in Teacher Education: Voices of Canadian Deans of Education presents a rich sampling of diverse perspectives on the topic in a unique collection of reflections contributed by Canadian deans of education. The focus of the inquiry, “What would we hear from deans of education invited to share their perspectives on leadership for change in contemporary teacher education?” invited deans of education to reflect on the research, policies and practices currently informing their leadership. The results, fourteen engaging and provocative essays, offer important insights and increased understandings of the complex nature of their work and explore concerns raised in relation to lived experience and the multi-faceted processes of leading change for teacher education in contemporary contexts. Reflections in these short essays underscore the critical role of deans in provoking, supporting and championing new ideas and approaches to pedagogy for teacher education, and make clear the complexities inherent in leading the change. The Coda highlights the limited scope of related research available in the current literature and recommends urgent attention, in both research and practice, to the preparation of deans and support for their ongoing professional learning and sustainable leadership. This book will be of great interest to scholars, deans of education, teacher educators, university administrators and other policymakers. “Leadership for Change was a catalyst to immersing myself in this book, promising as it does the “Voices of Canadian Deans of Education”. A member of the Association of Canadian Deans of Education (ACDE) for over a decade, I have been honoured to join these voices around many conference tables and other informal sessions. The promise of important insights these voices can share is fulfilled within every one of the compelling chapters. The book reminds us of the diverse geographical, political, and theoretical contexts that enhance understandings of multiple perspectives on leadership and the complex educational challenges inherent in contemporary teacher education. A deep commitment to public education and a profound work ethic towards stellar, relevant teacher education resonates across the work of these deans of education. This thought-provoking book makes a valuable contribution to the literature on reconceptualising leadership for teacher education.” – Professor Fern Snart, Dean of Education, University of Alberta