The key to successful, well-managed change is in this book. Written by a specialist, its practical, visual, step-by-step approach will make sure you’re always on the right track, that change in your business is smooth, stress free and well-structured, and that all your stakeholders remain on board every step of the way.
Make Change Happen gives you the start-to-finish plan you need to implement your change programme and make sure you know what to do:Before you start – consider what change really means for your company: your motivation, your goals and your expectations Once you’ve started – agree the goals, understand the change curve and what you can do to make a difference In the middle – mastering the mid-project slump, closing gates and focusing on progress At the end – knowing when you’re finished, evaluating how you’ve done and understanding why, if things went wrong
This is your practical toolkit for the change process and how to get it right – first time, every time!
You'll learn how to:Prioritize and stay focusedOvercome procrastinationConquer email overloadPush past writer's blockCreate powerful visualsEstablish credibility with tough audiencesModerate lively conversations and regain control of wayward meetingsBuild a strong project teamCreate a realistic schedule--and stay on trackManage stakeholders' expectations
Arm yourself with the advice you need to succeed on the job, with the most trusted brand in business. Packed with how-to essentials from leading experts, the HBR Guides provide smart answers to your most pressing work challenges.
For any organization competing today, nothing is more important than building teams of creative thinkers and problem solvers. With practical, simple-to-implement leadership techniques, Manager’s Guide to Fostering Innovation and Creativity in Teams explains how you canCreate an environment that gets people thinking creatively Align teams to work toward creative, original solutions Lead the charge toward a newly innovative organization Build a self-sustaining culture of innovation
Use Manager’s Guide to Fostering Innovation and Creativity in Teams to generate better business ideas, create a more compelling workplace, and lead your company well into the twenty-first century.
Briefcase Books, written specifically for today’s busy manager, feature eye-catching icons, checklists, and sidebars to guide managers step-by-step through everyday workplace situations. Look for these innovative design features to help you navigate through each page:Clear definitions of key terms, concepts, and jargon Tactics and strategies for driving innovation and creativity within teams and organizations Insider tips for getting the most innovative and creative thinking from your teams Practical advice for building creative teams Warning signs when creating teams focused on innovation and creativity Stories and insights from the experiences of others Specific creative-thinking procedures, tactics, and hands-on techniques
Some people have it, and others don’t—Jeffrey Pfeffer explores why in Power. One of the greatest minds in management theory and author or co-author of thirteen books, including the seminal business school text Managing With Power, Pfeffer shows readers how to succeed and wield power in the real world.