A refreshingly non-revolutionary approach to change based on ten years of research that shows how transitions can be effective, cost-efficient, and painless In this powerful and refreshing book, he outlines a positive new approach to change called creative recombination. Rather than obliterating and then reinventing anewathe change approach advocated by most gurus and experts over the last twenty yearsacreative recombination seeks sustainable, repeatable transformation by using the firmas existing resources more wisely. Abrahamson identifies five key elements that every company hasapeople, structures, culture, processes, and networksaand offers a broad toolkit of techniques for recombining, reusing, and redeploying these resources to achieve smoother, more cost-efficient, less painful organizational change.The examples abound: Tupper- ware, Creative Memories, Mary Kay, Pampered Chef, Discovery Toys, Home Interiors aamp;: Gifts, Southern Living, and Weekenders. ... Tupperware employees can now host a Tupperware party online, for instance.
|Title||:||Change Without Pain|
|Publisher||:||Harvard Business Press - 2004|