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Leading in a Culture of Change

Fullan, Michael

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2. Edition February 2020
192 Pages, Hardcover
Practical Approach Book

ISBN: 978-1-119-59584-7
John Wiley & Sons

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The new edition of the best-selling guide for powerful, morally-grounded change leadership in any organization.

Change is an inevitable, essential part of the modern world. Change prevents stagnation, fosters creative solutions, and propels innovation. With change comes challenges: to survive and prosper, organizations need to adapt to shifting market dynamics, volatility in the public arena, disruptions brought on by new technologies, and many more. Leaders need to understand the dynamics of change to cope with the complexities of the change process. Leading in a Culture of Change describes the key dimensions of leadership that are crucial in times of change. This innovative guide helps readers master the five components of change leadership--moral purpose, understanding change, building relationships, creating and sharing knowledge, and creating coherence--and mobilize others to accomplish shared goals in often difficult conditions.

Extensively revised and updated throughout, this market-leading book continues to help leaders from across sectors understand the dynamics of change and navigate the end-to-end change process. The second edition is now thoroughly grounded in the various forms and interpretations of successful change and includes more precise definitions of the core competencies of change, contemporary case studies of their development and practical application, and increased guidance on their effective use through new concrete examples. Combining knowledge from the worlds of education and business, this unique book will help you:
* Integrate proven, time-tested methods of education reform and the most current insights in leadership and organizational change
* Develop and implement positive, sustained systematic change strategies in any organization
* Increase performance, optimize learning, and improve leadership
* Understand the key principles of leading change through specific, real-world examples
* Embrace a morally-grounded process of effective organizational change

Leading in a Culture of Change is an indispensable source of information for leaders in business, non-profit, and public sectors seeking to understand, influence, and lead the change process.

Preface to the Second Edition ix

1. Making Complexity Work 1

2. Moral Purpose 19

3. Nuance: Understanding Change 41

4. Relationships, Relationships, Relationships 63

5. Knowledge Building and Deep Learning 91

6. Coherence Making 117

7. Leadership for Change 135

References 155

About the Author 163

Acknowledgments 165

Index 167
MICHAEL FULLAN is one of the world's leading experts in educational reform. Having once served as a Dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto, and Special Policy Adviser to Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario from 2003-2013, Michael now coordinates with policymakers and leaders across the globe to evaluate and implement effective change projects. Michael also holds honor doctorates from five universities throughout the world, and received the Order of Canada in 2012.

M. Fullan, Toronto, Canada