On Change Management


1. Title of the Book. – ON CHANGE MANAGEMENT
2. Author – Harvard Business Review
3. Publisher – Harvard Business School
4. Year of Publish. – First edition published on 2011
5. No of Page. – 210.
6. Cover. – Hard cover.


The book “ On Change Management” talk about the dynamic transformation in the organization. The book contain 10 articles (featuring “Leading Change,” by John P. Kotter). All the ten articles are written by famous author in the business world.

The book describes that if we can’t communicate the vision to someone in five minutes or less and get a reaction that signifies both understanding and interest, you are not done with this phase of transformation process. There are eight error that people make while making the changes in the organization.

The powerful lesson by all author describes like political campaign, a persuasion campaign differentiation from the past. They talk about the setting of stages and four faces of persuasion campaign. Over all the in order to create the best environment, Persuasion is the only ways/tools. Without persuasion, even the detail planning will definitely fail and it will work.

The overall theme of this book is to bring the changes in once organization those who are inspired and motivated. It also talked about any organization/company they need particular mind set for manging change. This book contain different type of tools. It is recommended for those who want read and brings changes in their organization.All this article is the one which will help us to spearhead change in our organization. The 10 must read article in this book are:
Leading change – John P.Kotter
Change Through Persuasion – David A. Garvin and Michael A. Roberto
Leading Change when Business is Good- Paul Hemp and Thomas A.Stewart
Radical Change, The Quiet Way- Debra E.Meyerson
Tipping Point Leadership – W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne
A Survival Guide for Leaders- Ronald A. Heifetz and Marty Linsky
The Real Reason People won’t change-Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey
Cracking the code of change- Michael Beer and Nitin Nohria
The Hard Slide of Change Management- Harold L. Sirkin, Perry Keenan, and Alan Jackson
Why Change Programs Don’t Produce Change- Michael Beer, Russell A. Eisenstat, and Spector

August 27th, 2019 by