From the Back Cover
Managing Change in Organizations provides a practical and thorough overview of how effective change can be achieved in organizations. The text is ideal for advanced undergraduates, MBA and postgraduate students on courses in managing change and organizational change.
Colin Carnall takes a strategic approach, outlining guidance and techniques for planning and implementing, evaluating and learning from major organizational change. Reviewing traditional and more recent critical theories, he also presents models and frameworks for change that are apt for the complex and fast-moving challenges of contemporary organizations.
In particular this 5th edition has been revised to provide:
· easy navigation through a 5-part structure which covers the theories and themes, techniques and models of change management
· a focus on both traditional models and critical perspectives of change
· a new model of Strategic Convergence to address the complexity of multiple change initiatives running concurrently
· short case studies, questions and exercises to enable readers to test and apply their knowledge, skills and techniques
Colin Carnall is Associate Dean, Executive Programmes and Professor of Strategic Management at Warwick Business School, where he teaches and researches strategic change, organization design and management development.