Exploring Strategic Change

Exploring Strategic Change

Paperback Exploring Corporate Strategy

By (author) Julia Balogun, By (author) Veronica Hope Hailey, By (author) Gerry Johnson, By (author) Kevan Scholes

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  • Format: Paperback | 312 pages
  • Dimensions: 184mm x 244mm x 18mm | 621g
  • Publication date: 1 March 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Harlow
  • ISBN 10: 0273708023
  • ISBN 13: 9780273708025
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 319,126

Product description

Exploring Strategic Changeapproaches the topic of change management by focusing on the fundamental importance of context specific analysis. The book explores all aspects of change, from the formulation of strategy through to implementation. The first half of the book introduces a framework which can be used to develop the most appropriate implementation, whilst the latter half focuses on managing the transition. Ideally suited for upper level undergraduate and postgraduate students on HRM and Strategy modules covering the management of change.

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Author information

Julia Balogun is Professor in Strategy at Cass Business School, City University London. Veronica Hope Hailey is Professor of Strategy at the School of Management, University of Bath.

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One of the very best books on change management! Exploring Strategic Change enables students and managers to develop their skills and judgement in crafting successful designs for strategic change. Its integrating model the Change Kaleidoscope enables rich analysis of context, and supports both students and lecturers in undertaking assignments and assessments. "Dr Steve Kempster, Lancaster University Management School" " " "Exploring Strategic Change"engages with the dynamic and complex process of change management from the analysis of context to the formulation and implementation of effective strategies and solutions. Using the unique and innovative framework of the Change Kaleidoscope, the reader will develop valuable insights into the understanding and practice of managing change. Frequent examples encourage both critical reflection and application of theory, and the focus on implementation also enables students to hone their judgement and practical skills. This third edition of "Exploring Strategic Change" provides A wide range of short illustrations from both the private and public sectors More coverage of change agency skills and competencies Greater focus on the politics of change Two new, long case studies to explore the complexity of managing change "Exploring Strategic Change"is written for undergraduate and postgraduate students, practising managers and change agents on strategy and HR-related modules on the management of change. The book also develops themes from the market-leading textbook "Exploring Corporate Strategy," to which it can be used as a complementary text. Julia Balogunis Professor of Strategic Management at Cass Business School, City University London. Veronica Hope Haileyis Professor of Strategic Human Resource Management at Cass Business School, City University London. Consultant editors: Gerry Johnson, Professor of Strategic Management at Lancaster University Management School; Kevan Scholes, Visiting Professor of Strategic Management at Sheffield Business School; and Richard Whittington, Professor of Strategic Management at Said Business School, University of Oxford are authors of "Exploring Corporate Strategy," Eighth Edition ((c) 2008)."

Table of contents

List of figures and tables List of illustrations Preface Acknowledgements Publisher's acknowledgements 1. Exploring strategic change: an introduction 2. Understanding implementation choices: the options to consider 3. Analysing the change context: how context affects choice 4. Analysing the change context: exercising change judgement Case Study 1: Transforming a public sector communications agency 5. Designing the transition: the implementation path 6. Designing the transition: change levers and interventions 7. Managing the transition: planning, monitoring and resourcing 8. Concluding comments Case Study 2: BCP Aerospace Index