Notebook No.3 – Did I really claim that organizational change tends to fail?

Post in 48 words Business school academics frequently and repeatedly claim that organizational change tends to fail.  Addressing these 'failures' informs university leadership and management courses for students and consultancy for organizations. Perversely I am now referenced as the missing change tends to fail 'evidence', this Notebook reflects my increasingly paranoid scream!!! In this third …

Organizational Change Review Desk YouTube Playlist (updated 06/01/21)

This lockdown playlist has featured my highly opinionated reviews of organizational change literature. If nothing else, I have enjoyed the distraction of this creative process. Critical thinking primarily informs my review choices rather than my reviews. I concentrate on the literature that I appreciate and I celebrate that literature, rather than objectively reviewing it. There …

Book Review by Dr David Wilkinson: Managing and Leading Organizational Change (Hughes, 2019)

I was delighted to read this appreciative review of my latest textbook and grateful to Dr David Wilkinson for taking the time to write it. In academic circles, despite the money students and university libraries invest in such texts, textbook authoring is surprisingly unfashionable. David fairly explains why such academic scepticism about textbooks exists, thankfully …