Representing a departure from the notion that change management can be a formulaic and linear process, Exploring Strategic Change approaches the topic with originality by focusing on the fundamental importance of context-specific analysis. The text takes the reader through the change process from the examination of context and the diagnosis of needs through the stages of transition and transference to a tangible reality. Practical examples and illustrations apply the concepts to actual organizational change issues.
The reader is encouraged to develop their "change judgment"- the ability to understand what is critical about a certain change context and, therefore, what is and is not possible as part of an implementation approach. Ideally suited for upper level undergraduate and postgraduate students on HRM and Strategy-based modules covering the management of change. Published in the Exploring Corporate Strategy series, the book can be used either as a stand-alone text or as a complement to other titles in the series....Continua