From the Back Cover
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 Changeengages 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 Changeis 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 Saïd Business School, University of Oxford are authors of Exploring Corporate Strategy, Eighth Edition (© 2008).
About the Author
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.