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 …
An imagined Q & A introduces a new direct published Notebook Series. The post seeks to convey the rationale for the new Notebook Series, the likes and dislikes of direct publishing and hopes for the future.
We need to question the persuasive narrative that organizational change tends to fail. This post introduces Notebook No.1 and its chapter content questioning currently favoured change failure framing.
Blog in 62 words My final post of the year is on a festive note, in which I have a gentle (respectful) dig at colleagues who see evidence-based management (EBM) as the future for managing and leading organizational change. We need evidence, but we need to remember that managing and leading change always involves moving …
Senior people refer to ‘leadership’ when what they are really talking about is ‘command.’
Creating urgency has become synonymous with leading change to the detriment of individuals, organizations, and societies.
Four communicating change publications with the potential to inform practice