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Real Change Leaders: How You Can Create Growth and High Performance at Your Company
This updated paperback edition offers a real blueprint for how to deal with the dramatic change in today's marketplace. An added feature, "Real Change Leader's Handbook for Action, " contains an assessment guide, ideas, checklists, and charts to help implement change.
Hardcover, 357 pages
Published June 10th 1997 by Times Books
(first published 1995)
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Katzenbach and his real change leader team focus on the real change leaders (RCLs) below top management. CEOs, or in our case at the Corps DEs, can’t do change alone. He goes on to explain that “CEOs get far too much credit” and blame for the level of effort behind transformational change. A team at the top can’t do it either- you must have your organization reach a critical mass of RCLs throughout the organization to make that change happen. Change is about getting this critical mass of leaders ...more
Dec 15, 2013 Sunny rated it really liked it · review of another edition
I thought this was a bit slow to start with but good overall. I work in change management but in a very prescriptive form and this book encourages the creation of real change leaders as supposed to change managers and by the end of the book it starts to make a lot more sense. The books talks about the importance of people in change, focussing not the customer, engaging with the wider organisation, stakeholder management, senior executive involvement, organisation design, and the differences betw ...more