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Managing Change in Organizations

by Stefan Sveningsson and Nadja Sorgarde SAGE Publications Ltd
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This book explore a broad range of perspectives on change management, encouraging critical reflection and making sense of a complex field of theories.  The unique approach is based around three key perspectives of change, how, what and why. 


Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Perspectives on Change
Chapter 3: Why Organizational Change?
Chapter 4: The Tool Perspective – planned change and organizational development
Chapter 5: The Tool Perspective – integrated organizational models
Chapter 6: Process perspective – interpretation and understanding-orientation
Chapter 7: Process perspective – the importance of language
Chapter 8: Critical perspective on Change
Chapter 9: The Complexity of Resistance
Chapter 10: Managing Organizational Change - Practical Insights and Lessons Learned

Stefan Sveningsson is Professor of Business Administration at the School of Economics and Management, Lund University. He has been visiting researcher at Cardiff Business School, Melbourne University, University of Sydney and Auckland Business School. His research includes leadership, managerial work, strategic and organizational change and organization of knowledge intensive work. He has published several books and journal articles. Recent books include Changing Organizational Culture (2ed, Routledge, 2015, with M Alvesson), Managerial Lives: Leadership and Identity in an Imperfect World (Cambridge University Press, 2016, with M Alvesson), and Reflexive Leadership (SAGE, 2017, with M Alvesson & M Blom).

Nadja S+¦rg+ñrde is a senior lecturer in Business Administration at the School of Economics and Management, Lund University. She has been a visiting scholar at the University of Queensland and University of Technology Sydney. Her research focus is organizational change, culture and identity and she has studied change processes in the private as well as the third sector. She is a respected lecturer and has received prize for her pedagogical engagements.