Book Review: “Leading Change”

Gyan Management Journal
Year: 2020(Jul-Dec), Volume: (14), Issue. (2)
First page: (72) Last page: (79)
Online ISSN: A/F
Print ISSN: 2250-348X
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Book Review: “Leading Change”
Mr. Harish Premi1 And Mr. Mohit Pahwa2

1Assistant Professor, GJIMT, Mohali.
2Research Scholar, IIT, Roorkee

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Received:
09 Dec 2020

Accepted:
18 Dec 2020

Online Published:
28 Dec 2020

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ABSTRACT

This book is written in compelling languageis a ready reckoner for budding managers, students of  business administration and leaders of the organizations to have a thorough understanding of  successful implementation of change in the organizations. The case studies and examples discussed  in each chapter also provide an extra edge to readers as they offer meaningful insights to real life  business problems and their feasible solutions. Key points which are thought-provoking and bring  out the crux of the matter have been separately highlighted to give them prominence. In recent times, organizations have been changing significantly and this change has been  immeasurable, tremendous and sometimes traumatic. Macroeconomic forces have grown stronger  over the past few years. The recent COVID-19 pandemic is an apt example of external influence  which is responsible for organization change. Consequently, more and more organizations are  forced to reduce their costs, explore alternate options toimprove the quality of products and  services, find new avenues for growth, and increase efficiency. To date, major change efforts have helped some organizations adapt significantly to the dynamic  environment and changing conditions,have provided them with the competitive advantage which  have positioned them for a far better future. But in many situations, the improvements have been  disappointing and the carnage has been appalling, with wasted resources and burned-out, scared,  or frustrated employees. To handle and implement transformation change successfully in the any type of organization author  has given compelling Eight-stage change framework, made sense as a roadmap and helped people  talk about transformation, change problems and change strategies. This book is more hands on and  practical. 

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immeasurable, tremendous , competitive ,burned-out, scared,  or frustrated