This very successful text provides a discussion of change in relation to the complexities of organizational life Â with an emphasis on applying the theory into practice. Now thoroughly updated in its 4th edition, Organisational Change reflects a rapidly changing world and considers Â how change has changedÂ .The book is structured in three parts. The first part considers the causes and nature of change. Part two Â opens upÂ the organization to expand on issues of structuring for change, the cultural and political contexts for change and how to lead change. Part three moves firmly into addressing the more practical considerations of designing, planning and implementing change.The book is ideal for both MBA students and those studying specialist courses in Organizational Development and Change. Its structure and content also make it accessible to final level undergraduate students.The following online resources support the text:* For lecturers: PowerPoint slides, suggested answers to in-text questions, suggested seminar activities and extra case material * For students: annotated weblinks are provided to help in further research
Barbara Senioris a Chartered Occupational Psychologist who has published a number of books, articles and conference papers based on her research and activities. She is Principal of the Highfield Consultancy, which researches and offers consultancy services in the areas of organizational psychology and change. She is also an Associate Lecturer with the Open University where she lectures on the MA in Education programme and supervises doctoral students. Stephen Swailes is Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour and HRM at Hull University Business School.