Change Without Pain: How Managers Can Overcome Initiative Overload, Organizational Chaos, and Employee Burnout

Much of the advice that has been given to corporations about managing change is bad, according to Eric Abrahamson, a professor of management at Columbia Business School. In Change Without Pain, he takes to task the advocates of “creative destruction” and the mantra of “change or perish,” which he suggests has been “overprescribed by gurus for decades.” He argues that adaptive change is most successful … [ Read more ]