The first book to bring together both leadership and change theories, concepts, and processes, Leading Change in Multiple Contexts uses a consistent framework and the latest research to help readers understand and apply the concepts and practices of leading change.

Key Features

Brings together leadership and change concepts and practices in five distinct contexts—organizational, community, political, social change, and global

Draws from a wide range of classic and recent scholarship from multiple disciplines

Includes the perspectives of change and leadership experts

Offers real-life vignettes that provide examples of leading change in every context

Provides readers with application and reflection exercises that allow them to apply leadership and change concepts to their experiences

Leading Change in Multiple Contexts is designed for undergraduate and graduate courses in Change Management, Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Development, and Leadership and Change offered in departments of business, education, communication, and public administration, as well as programs focusing on leadership, public policy, community activism, and social change.

Concepts of Organizational Change

Concepts of organizational change

What Kind of Organizational Change Do We Want or Need?

Technology Solutions faced many of the challenges that companies, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies confront in dynamic environments. Their first priority in the change process was survival. It was apparent to senior managers, based on the change in requests from clients, that the company had to respond to the shifting economic and workforce needs. The purpose of change at Technology Solutions was to adjust the company's focus to emphasize consulting services and workforce staffing at the client's worksite and develop new opportunities in the company's areas of capacity and strength. This shift in focus required change and innovation in the company's services and products, which in turn required change ...

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