Providing the Skills to Successfully Manage Change
Managing Organizational Change: A Multiple Perspectives Approach, 3e, 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 third edition offers timely updates to previous content, while introducing new and emerging trends, developments, themes, debates, and practices.
Ian Palmer is a Pro Vice-Chancellor Business and Vice President of RMIT Melbourne, Australia Richard Dunford is Pro Vice-Chancellor Business and Law at The University of Newcastle, Australia David A. Buchanan is Emeritus Professor of Organizational Behaviour at Cranfield University School of Management, UK
PART 1 Groundwork: understanding and diagnosing change 1 Managing change: stories and paradoxes 2 Images of change management 3 Why change? contemporary pressures and drivers 4 What to change? a diagnostic approach PART 2 Implementation: the substance and process of change 5 What changes-and what doesn't? 6 Vision and the direction of change 7 Change communication strategies 8 Resistance to change 9 Organization development and sense-making approaches 10 Change management, processual, and contingency approaches PART 3 Running threads: sustainability, and the effective change manager 11 Sustaining change versus initiative decay 12 The effective change manager: what does it take?