The Heart of Change by John P. Kotter and Dan S. Cohen
Using specific examples from 100 organizations, Kotter and Cohen show how to implement the eight steps of change introduced in Kotter's 1996 best seller, Leading Change. One memorable recommendation: when you have the vision for change, move fast to implement that vision. Otherwise, inertia sets in. Or as one person explains, "You'll get used to stepping over the body in the living room."
Why Decisions Fail by Paul C. Nutt
Filled with case studies, Ohio State Professor Nutt's book shows how decision makers can avoid the three fundamental blunders (and the traps they create) that often lead to unexpected but devastating debacles.
Proactive Risk Management by Preston G. Smith and Guy M. Merritt
Smith, the author of Developing Products in Half the Time, and Merritt present a five-step plan for managing the risks in development and launch of new products, including identifying, analyzing, and prioritizing project risks, planning resolution of targeted risks, and monitoring project risks.
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