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    • Leading Change

    • By: John P. Kotter
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 652
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 548
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 542

    John Kotter, the world's foremost expert on business leadership, distills 25 years of experience into Leading Change. A must-have for any organization, this visionary and very personal audiobook is at once inspiring, clear-headed, and filled with important implications for the future. Kotter identifies an eight-step process that every company must go through to achieve its goal, and shows where and how people—good people—often derail.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Key Resource for Any Change Leader

    • By Marty on 10-24-12

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Leading Change

    • Why Transformation Efforts Fail (Harvard Business Review)
    • By: John P. Kotter
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 260
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 181
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 177

    Businesses hoping to survive over the long term will have to remake themselves into better competitors at least once along the way. These efforts have gone under many banners: total quality management, reengineering, rightsizing, restructuring, cultural change, and turnarounds, to name a few. In almost every case, the goal has been to cope with a new, more challenging market by changing the way business is conducted. In this article, John Kotter outlines the eight largest errors that can doom these efforts.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Practical advice for any leader

    • By Erich on 09-14-12

    Regular price: $1.95

    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Change Management

    • By: Renee Mauborgne, W. Chan Kim, John P. Kotter, and others
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin, Bernard Setaro Clark
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 136
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 104

    Most companies' change initiatives fail. Yours don't have to. If you listen to nothing else on change management, listen to these 10 articles (featuring "Leading Change" by John P. Kotter). We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you spearhead change in your organization.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well worth my time

    • By Brian K. Hill on 12-26-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Heart of Change

    • Real-Life Stories of How People Change Their Organizations
    • By: John P. Kotter, Dan S. Cohen
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 98

    Kotter and co-author Dan S. Cohen delve deeper into the subject of change to get to the heart of how change actually happens. Through compelling, real-life stories from people in the trenches, in all kinds of organizations, the authors attack the fundamental problem that underlies every major transformation: How do you go beyond simply getting your message across to truly changing people's behavior?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Shame about the narration

    • By Paul on 08-17-08

    Regular price: $23.93

    • A Sense of Urgency

    • By: John P. Kotter
    • Narrated by: Bill Weideman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 126

    True urgency is a gut-level determination to move and win, now. Its practitioners are unusually alert. They come to work each day determined to achieve something important, and they shed irrelevant activities to move faster and smarter. Kotter reveals a distinctive view of the kind of urgency needed in every organization. He also highlights the insidious nature of its nemesis, complacency, in all its guises.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A tough listen!

    • By Dave G Beatty on 02-06-10

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Accelerate

    • Building Stategic Agility for a Faster-Moving World
    • By: John P. Kotter
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorenson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30

    In the groundbreaking new book Accelerate (XLR8), leadership, change-management expert, and best-selling author John Kotter provides a fascinating answer - and a powerful new framework for competing and winning in a world of constant turbulence and disruption. Accelerate (XLR8) vividly illustrates the five core principles underlying the new network system, the eight accelerators that drive it, and how leaders must create urgency in others through role modeling.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Good book but awful narration.

    • By Escape Artist on 10-11-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Buy-In

    • Saving Your Good Idea from Getting Shot Down
    • By: John P. Kotter, Lorne A. Whitehead
    • Narrated by: Tim Wheeler
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 142
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 93

    You believe in a good idea. You know it could make a crucial difference for you, your organization, your community. You present it, hoping for enthusiastic support. Instead, you get confounding questions, inane comments, and verbal bullets. Before you know what’s hit you, your idea is dead, shot down. It doesn’t have to be this way, say John Kotter and Lorne Whitehead. In Buy-In, they reveal how to protect good ideas and win the support needed to deliver valuable results.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Practical Application

    • By Dave on 05-13-11

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail

    • By: John P. Kotter
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    Businesses hoping to survive over the long term will have to remake themselves into better competitors at least once along the way. These efforts have gone under many banners: total quality management, reengineering, rightsizing, restructuring, cultural change, and turnarounds, to name a few. In almost every case, the goal has been to cope with a new, more challenging market by changing the way business is conducted. A few of these endeavors have been very successful.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • the audible version is only the first chapter.

    • By john a otoole on 01-08-17

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Change Management

    • Strategies for Realizing Change
    • By: John P. Kotter, Jeanie Daniel Duck
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    These articles from Harvard Business Review ask: Where does an effective corporate renewal begin? Why do transformation efforts often fail? How do you balance all the components of a change plan? The 3 articles in this selection discuss the delicate art of change management. These articles originally appeared in print in Harvard Business Review and are now available in audio format exclusively through Audible.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality of audio makes you flinch. Yet relevant!

    • By Tapio on 01-26-17

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Accelerate! (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: John P. Kotter
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    A new system allows the traditional hierarchy to operate in concert with a companywide “strategy network” that holds the key to nimble change.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ties in well with other strategies

    • By Matthew on 09-25-18

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Accelerate [Russian Edition]

    • By: John P. Kotter
    • Narrated by: Stanislav Koncevich
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the groundbreaking new book Accelerate (XLR8), leadership and change management expert, and best-selling author, John Kotter provides a fascinating answer - and a powerful new framework for competing and winning in a world of constant turbulence and disruption. Kotter explains how traditional organizational hierarchies evolved to meet the daily demands of running an enterprise.

    Regular price: $6.99