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Achieving Transformational Change in Academic Libraries by Stephen Mossop

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So what is ‘transformational change’?

Abstract:

This chapter explores the nature of transformational change in the context of organisational culture, and its relationship with and difference to other change management styles; and considers the motivation, skills and behaviours of those who would act as change agents to bring about organisational transformation.

Key words

transformation

transformational leadership

organisational culture

organisational change

change management

charismatic leadership

strategic leadership

strategic vision

Defining transformational change

Language is a powerful medium, and its meaning is in constant flux. In common with many such terms, ‘transformation’, ‘paradigm’ and others have been diluted by overuse, ...

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