The Heart of Change: Real-Life Stories of How People Change Their Organizations
John P. Kotter, Dan S. CohenISBN: 1578512549; 9781578512546;
John Kotter's international bestseller "Leading Change" struck a powerful chord with legions of managers everywhere. It acknowledged the cynicism, pain, and fear they faced in implementing large-scale change but also armed them with an eight-step plan of action for leaping boldly forward in a turbulent world. Now, Kotter and coauthor Dan S.Cohen delve deeper into the subject of change to get to the heart of how change actually happens . Through compelling, real-life stories from people in the trenches, in all kinds of organizations, the authors attack the fundamental problem that underlies every major transformation: How do you go beyond simply getting your message across to truly changing people's behavior? Based on interviews within over 100 organizations in the midst of large-scale change, The Heart of Change delivers the simple yet provocative answer to this question, forever altering the way organizations and individuals approach change. While...