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The Change Monster: The Human Forces that Fuel or Foil Corporate Transformation and Change
Fear, curiosity, exhaustion, loyalty, paranoia, optimism, rage, and revelation--not quite the kind of emotions that are anticipated or discussed when leaders embark on organizational change, but exactly the kind to expect, says Jeanie Daniel Duck in her treatise on the human element of growth. The Change Monster examines how to effectively plan for, address, and manage the least ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published August 13th 2002 by Crown Business
(first published April 17th 2001)
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Over the course of my career, I've learned that "change management" is both highly critical to creating positive and sustainable change while at the same time, seems to be one of the most ambiguous and widely misunderstood concepts in business. Why? Because change, at its core, requires people to do something different and there's no "formula" for changing human beings. This books brings this dilemma into sharp focus and provides lots of thought-provoking and practical insights.
Feb 23, 2016 Daniel rated it really liked it
Companies constantly start change initiatives and frequently results never match-up with their objectives. Why? Well people are involved and Jeanie Duck has managed to communicate this with the reader. If you are about to initiate a reorganization and desire to have your intended results achieved, you are advised to give this a read.