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The Six Secrets of Change By Michael Fullan

The Six Secrets of Change by Michael Fullan

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Summary

It's common wisdom that successful organizations adjust quickly and intelligently to shifts in consumer tastes, political climate, and economic opportunity. Less understood is how they do it. In The Six Secrets of Change, Michael Fullan lays out key factors that allow an organization to sustain meaningful change.

The Six Secrets of Change Summary

The Six Secrets of Change: What the Best Leaders Do to Help Their Organizations Survive and Thrive by Michael Fullan

From bestselling author Michael Fullen wisdom for thriving in today's complex environment Successful organizations adjust quickly and intelligently to shifts in consumer tastes, political climate, and economic opportunity. How do they do it? The Six Secrets of Change explores essential lessons for business and public sector leaders for thriving in today's complex environment. Fullen draws on his acclaimed work in bringing about large-scale and substantial change in education reform in both public school systems and universities, as well as engaging in major change initiatives internationally. This book is filled with lessons that are insightful, actionable, and concisely communicable. "Fullan has an uncanny ability to produce what is needed at the time it is needed. The six secrets are based in theory, grounded in practice, powerful in their relationship to each other, and described in ways that enable deep understanding. It is a refreshing change from the surface lists of leadership and change ideas that all too often permeate education and business literature." Vicki Phillips, director of education, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation* Includes so-called leadership "secrets" that are decoded to be accessible and useful* Offers illustrative examples from a variety of businesses, health organizations, and public education systems* Lays out the six factors to organizational success: collegiality, long-range plans allow for the unknown, nurture employees, learning, leadership at all levels, and positive pressure must be inescapable* Michael Fullen is the author of the acclaimed best-seller Leading in a Culture of Change Fullan convinces us that a leader who attends to all six key factors will have an organization that is constantly learning, growing, and thriving.

The Six Secrets of Change Reviews

"Fullan's practical guide is a lucid and encouraging book, likely to appeal to and assist managers at all levels." (Publishers Weekly, March 17, 2008) "Readable and challenging." CPO Agenda June 2008 "...fascinating book" (Headteacher Update, November 2008)

About Michael Fullan

Michael Fullan is professor emeritus of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. He currently serves as special advisor in education to the premier of Ontario. Recognized as a worldwide authority on organizational change, he is engaged in training, consulting, and evaluating change projects around the world. Fullan is the author of Leading in a Culture of Change and Turnaround Leadership.

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. About the Author. Introduction: Have Theory, Will Travel. Secret One: Love Your Employees. Secret Two: Connect Peers with Purpose. Secret Three: Capacity Building Prevails. Secret Four: Learning Is the Work. Secret Five: Transparency Rules. Secret Six: Systems Learn. Conclusion: Keeping the Secrets. References. Index.

Additional information

GOR002006118
9780787988821
0787988820
The Six Secrets of Change: What the Best Leaders Do to Help Their Organizations Survive and Thrive by Michael Fullan
Used - Very Good
Hardback
John Wiley & Sons Inc
2008-04-21
176
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