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Change Without Pain: How Managers Can Overcome Initiative Overload, Organizational Chaos, and Employee Burnout

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A refreshing paradigm for change has arrived--and companies don't need anything new, revolutionary, or radical to make it happen. The inspiring result: Change will actually work, for a change.
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published January 1st 2004 by Harvard Business Review Press (first published December 4th 2003)
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Jun 09, 2014 Karen rated it did not like it
I had to read this book as part of a post graduate course. Even worse I had to read it twice... the first time was bad enough. This is the worst kind of rubbish I've ever had to read in my entire life and I have to tell you I have to read some real doozies at work. The whole book was developed from a magazine article... well lets just say the author should have kept it at that. There really is just not enough contact to fill a book and the analysis is banal at best with the majority of the book ...more
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This ended up in my shopping cart after recommendation from someone (can't remember who). Another book that I have to help me achieve work/life balance, empower my staff, and take the chaotic nature of work in stride so I can get on with living life. Can't they just give me that in a pill?
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Abrahamson studies the creation, spread, use and rejection of innovative techniques for managing organizations and their employees. He is best known for his work on fads and fashions in management techniques. He is also an expert on the management of organizational change. He has explored
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