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Beyond Change Management. How to Achieve Breakthrough Results Through Conscious Change Leadership. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 2241994
  • Book
  • October 2010
  • 320 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
"With this extensively upgraded second edition, Dean Anderson and Linda Ackerman Anderson solidify their status as the leading authorities on change leadership and organizational transformation. This is without question the most comprehensive approach for leaders who are serious about making change a strategic discipline."
- Jim Kouzes, Author, The Leadership Challenge and The Truth About Leadership

A comprehensive look at what it really takes to lead transformation successfully, written by two of the "masters of the craft." The author's best-selling first edition has been significantly updated to deliver critical insights about how leaders can achieve breakthrough results from transformational change, even in these challenging times. The book introduces conscious change leadership and provides insights about the critical human and change process dynamics that leaders must be aware of in order to succeed, and reveals why most leaders do not see these dynamics. Most importantly, it highlights the shift in worldview leaders must make to deliver greater success.

The book outlines the author's highly successful "multi-dimensional, process approach" to transformation, addressing change at the organizational, team, relational, and personal levels. It thoroughly addresses leadership mindset and behavioral modeling, culture change, and large systems implementations, providing best practices developed over three decades of successful consulting to Fortune 500 executives. Written for executives and managers, OD consultants, change managers, project managers, and change consultants, this must read book provides the foundation for successful change leadership and consulting.

  • Based on thirty years of action research with Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, the military, and large non-profit global organizations
  • Provides worksheets, tools, case examples, and assessments that you can immediately apply to all types of change efforts
  • Contrasts two vastly different leadership approaches to change, and reveals why only one works
  • Provides solutions for turning employee resistance into commitment
  • Outlines the common mistakes in change and how you can avoid them
  • Reveals the differences between transformation and other types of change so you can build strategies that really get results

Beyond Change Management advances the field of change leadership, and takes the concept of managing change in organizations to a whole new level. It is a must read for anyone wanting to stay abreast of advancements in the field.

Together with its companion volume, The Change Leader’s Roadmap: How to Navigate Your Organization’s Transformation, these books can be used as texts in corporate or graduate school training programs and courses.

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Preface xix

Acknowledgments xxiii

Introduction 1

Section One A Call for Conscious Change Leaders 15

Chapter 1 Achieving Breakthrough Results from Change 16

Chapter 2 The Drivers of Change 31

Chapter 3 Three Types of Organizational Change 51

Chapter 4 Two Leadership Approaches to Transformation 81

Chapter 5 Building Organizational Change Capability 106

Section Two People Dynamics 131

Chapter 6 Human Dynamics: From Resistance to Commitment 132

Chapter 7 The Role and Impact of Mindset 161

Chapter 8 The Role and Impact of Culture 184

Section Three Process Dynamics 207

Chapter 9 Conscious Process Thinking 208

Chapter 10 Change Process Models 228

Section Four Answering the Call to Conscious Change Leadership 253

Chapter 11 Answering the Call 254

Bibliography 263

About the Authors 275

Index 279

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Linda Ackerman Anderson
Dean Anderson
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