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Leading Successful Change: 8 Keys to Making Change Work

Leading Successful Change: 8 Keys to Making Change Work

Leading Successful Change: 8 Keys to Making Change Work



Revised and Updated Edition

by Gregory P. Shea (Author), Cassie A. Solomon (Author)

“Few people have more experience guiding organizational change than Greg Shea and Cassie Solomon.” —Adam Grant, New York Times–bestselling author, Originals and Give and Take

Featured on CNBC and in Harvard Business Review and Fast Company, Leading Successful Change is now updated for 2020 and beyond to help leaders successfully navigate the ever-increasing pace of change.

When Jack Dorsey returned to Twitter as CEO in 2015, the company was in trouble. But unlike so many other social media platforms that have crumbled under tough conditions, Twitter is still alive—and thriving.

How did Twitter turn itself around in one of the most turbulent and competitive industries? The change management approach of authors Gregory P. Shea and Cassie A. Solomon guided a significant area of the organization’s turnaround effort.

In this revised and updated edition of Leading Successful Change, Shea and Solomon share success stories from a host of companies including Twitter, Viacom, and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, offering a tested method for leading successful change, which they have developed over a combined 50 years of helping organizations do just that.

In Leading Successful Change, Shea and Solomon share:

  • Why most change efforts fail
  • The two key tenets for making successful change
  • How to create a scene that will provide a vision of the future
  • The 8 Levers of Change, a tried-and-true method for designing the work environment to support the changes
  • How winning companies—from IKEA to Whirlpool—are successfully implementing change

Change is not optional and it is difficult—but it is also not impossible—with Leading Successful Change.

“A must-use guide for anyone who is faced with leading others to a future that is better than today.”
—Annie McKee, author, How to Be Happy at Work.

“Greg Shea and Cassie Solomon have written a novel and valuable resource for leaders of change.”
—Michael Useem, Professor of Management, The Wharton School, and author, The Leader’s Checklist

“Wonderfully concise.”
—Richard J. Green, Board Chairman and CEO, Firstrust Bank

“The handbook for positive disruption for any leader in any industry in the 2020s.”
—Stephen K. Klasko, President and CEO, Thomas Jefferson University; Distinguished Fellow for the Future of Health, World Economic Forum

Year 2020
Pages 85
Language English
Format PDF, EPUB
Size 4 MB
ISBN-10 1613630948
ISBN-13 978-1613630945