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The Change Book: Change the Way You Think about Change

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Change is hard, but learning more about it doesn't have to be boring.The Change Book: Change the Way You Think About Change helps you get smart on change management without the pain. It addresses framing your change, leadership, resistance, culture, communication and more. Flip it open to any page and you'll find powerful, concise, and easy advice from battle-tested practi ...more
Paperback, 209 pages
Published March 16th 2011 by ASTD (first published February 16th 2011)
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Tom Jansen
Dec 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
Well organized. Good concepts. Great takeaways. Resources listed for further learning. A well done book. Definitely worth a read.
Sheila
Jul 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
Change management is a really interesting line of work. We live in a time where the only constant is change and to be successful, we need to be able to adapt to change, help others be comfortable with change, and expect that the moment we have become accustomed to the new way of doing things, a newer way is likely in the pipeline.

When we are tasked with a large initiative, we often busy ourselves with logistics, financial models, technology requirements, testing, etc. All these are central to e
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Jinnie Lee
Mar 27, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This book is written by my boss - the founder of the consulting firm I work for! But I'm not at all biased :-) At Emerson Human Capital Consulting, we pride ourselves on being unique in the marketplace - we're the largest firm to focus solely on Change Management, and we're diverse, and we're creative - in short, we're different from alot of the "suits" out there BUT we bring mad skills to our engagements and blow the competition out of the water. I share this because I think you'll find this to ...more
Jeff
Mar 02, 2012 rated it really liked it
An interesting and concise overview of change management with many helpful tips and tricks. It's a very quick read as well. Authors seem to assume some level of experience with change management theory which was a bit off putting at first.
Margaret
Jan 19, 2013 rated it really liked it
Loved this quick overview of change. The visual presentation of each page was engaging. It was fun to read and think of graphic design.
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