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Software Change Management: Case Studies and Practical Advice by Donald J. Reifer

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Appendix C. Recommended Readings, References, and Resources

The following readings, references, and resources are provided in addition to those at the end of each chapter in the book.

Recommended Readings

While there are many books and articles on change management, the following general readings—some of which are software specific—are recommended because they contain useful guidance and are worthwhile reads:

  • Eric Abrahamson, Change Without Pain: How Managers Can Overcome Initiative Overload, Organizational Chaos, and Employee Burnout (Harvard Business School Press, 2003).

    This is an interesting book on change that suggests that companies should alternate major change initiatives with smaller, more paced periods of change, which he calls tinkering ...

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