Managing Change Library

Drive: The Surprising Truth about what Motivates Us

The book asserts that the secret to high performance and satisfaction-at work, at school, and at home—is the deeply human need to direct our own lives, to learn and create new things, and to do better by ourselves and our world. It examines the three elements of true motivation—autonomy, mastery, and purpose-and offers smart and surprising techniques for putting these into action in a unique book that will change how we think and transform how we live.

Getting to Lean: Transformational Change Management

It provides a process for significant and large scale change in culture and capabilities to build a sustainable lean enterprise. Getting to Lean presents whole-system architecture which engages stakeholders in aligning the systems and structures of the organization toward a common purpose.

Human Side of Change, The: A Practical Guide to Organization Redesign

The Human Side of Change is a step-by-step action plan for the change process that takes full advantage of an organization's greatest resource: its people. Timothy J. Galpin outlines a nine-step process for effectively combining the human and technical sides of change for successful mergers, downsizing, and restructuring. The Human Side of Change offers managers, frontline supervisors and human resource professionals valuable tools, techniques, and examples to help them gain support for change at all levels of an organization.

Leading Change

John Kotter’s now-legendary eight-step process for managing change with positive results has become the foundation for leaders and organizations across the globe. By outlining the process every organization must go through to achieve its goals, and by identifying where and how even top performers derail during the change process, Kotter provides a practical resource for leaders and managers charged with making change initiatives work.

Leading Change, Overcoming Chaos: A Seven-Stage Process for Making Change Succeed in Your Organization

The book tells how to manage change, offers practical advice on planning, problem solving, and overcoming opposition, and looks at specific cases.

Our Iceberg is Melting

Our Iceberg Is Melting is a simple story about doing well under the stress and uncertainty of rapid change. Based on John Kotter's pioneer­ing research into the eight steps that can produce needed change in any sort of group. After finishing the story, you'll have a powerful framework for influencing your own team, no matter how big or small.

Who Moved My Cheese

The book uses a simple parable to reveal profound truths about dealing with change so that you can enjoy less stress and more success in your work and in your life. It can help you discover how to anticipate, acknowledge, and accept change in order to have a positive impact on your job, your relationships, and every aspect of your life.