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Louis Carter

The Change Champion's Fieldguide: Strategies and Tools for Leading Change in Your Organization (Paperback)

The Change Champion
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Published by Best Practice Publications
June 2003
ISBN: 0974038806
Vijay Govindarajan, Earl C. Daum 1924 Professor of International Business, Director, Center for Global Leadership, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College Will become one of the most quoted, referenced, and used business books in the first decade of the 2000's. Warren Bennis, Distinguished Professor of Business, USC, and co–author of Geeks and Geezers and On Becoming a Leader Machiavelli once said, 'Change has no constituency.' [This book] will help change agents develop and enroll all manner of constituencies. Bob Weigand, Director, Management Training & Development, St. Luke's Hospital and Health Network A treasure trove of case studies, models and tools which leaders can apply and learn from in a practical way. Sandy Ogg, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Unilever BestFoods, Rotterdam, The Netherlands "Essential tools for change agents … both business leaders and human resources professionals." Sally Helgesen, Author of The Female Advantage, The Web of Inclusion and Thriving in 24/7. "Highly recommended! This step-by-step manual provides a roadmap of best practices in a clear and accessible format." Book Description Want "best-in-class" instructions on how to lead and champion change? Then look no further. The Change Champion’s Fieldguide, described as a book that will, "become one of the most quoted, referenced, and used business books in the first decade of the 2000's," by Professor Vijay Govindarajan, of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, contains successful tools, instruments, case studies, and models from the best in the industry that you can immediately apply for initiating and leading change within your social or organizational system. From the Publisher Think of yourself as an artist and this book as your palate. Most of the elements within this book may be modified to fit your stakeholders’ unique needs. The Fieldguide provides you with all of the necessary elements to champion change. Contributors in this book are widely recognized as among the best in organization change and leadership development. They provide invaluable lessons in succeeding during crisis or growth modes and economies. As change champions, they share many similar attributes including openness to learning and collaboration, humility, innovation and creativity, integrity, a high regard for people’s needs and perspectives, and a passion for change. From the Inside Flap "The Change Champion's Fieldguide is an awesome resource for anyone working on building organizational capacity and capability. This book gives you a wealth of pragmatic and leading-edge lessons from practitioners who have a passion and commitment to accelerating business results through people. It's a resource I will continually use and you will too!" - Susan Burnett, Vice President for Workforce Development and Organization Effectiveness, Hewlett-Packard "I found the Fieldguide to be intellectually exciting and emotionally inspiring. In a single volume we are given the distilled thinking of an amazing collection of authors who are among our most respected experts in the fields of change and leadership development. I cannot imagine any executive who would not profit from reading this book--providing its ideas are put into immediate practice." - Nathaniel Branden, author of "The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem" and "Self-Esteem at Work." "The Fieldguide is a fine collection of thoughts, ideas, directions, experiences and tools to be used for any organization to promote change and encourage growth." - F. Nicholas Jacobs, President/CEO, Windber Medical Center and the Windber Research Institute "Finally there is a book that shows you how to lead change (versus only what it looks like when you get there). It's like reading a repair manual versus a sales brochure. Bravo to the authors!" – R. Dixon Thayer, former CEO, Ford Global New Business Operations, and Senior Partner, ab3 Resources Inc. About the Author Dave Ulrich has been ranked by Business Week as the #1 management educator. He has also been listed in Forbes as one of the "world's top five" business coaches. And he received the George Petitpas Memorial Award from World Federation of Personnel Management for lifetime contributions to the human resource profession. He has published over 100 articles and book chapters. Louis Carter is CEO and Publisher of Best Practice Publications. He is a leading authority in the field of best practices. Carter's work on leadership and organization development has been featured in numerous business journals around the world. He speaks at international conferences on best practices. His consulting projects have included varied industries for many Fortune 500 organizations: insurance, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, investment banking and health. He has co-authored and edited over 8 books in organization development, leadership development and change including Linkage Inc.'s Best Practices in Leadership Development Handbook with Warren Bennis and Best Practices in Organization Development and Change with Richard Beckhard. Marshall Goldsmith is widely recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities in helping leaders achieve positive, measurable change in behavior: for themselves, their people and their teams. In 2000, Forbes listed Marshall as one of top five executive coaches and Human Resources rated Marshall as one of the world's leading HR consultants. He has also been ranked by the Wall Street Journal as one of the "Top 10" executive educators. He has written and co–edited over 15 books on leadership development including "The Many Facets of Leadership" and "Coaching for Leadership."
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