Chapter 7

Leading Change: A Conversation with John P. Kotter

Interviewed by Elaine Biech

In This Chapter

  • A discussion about leadership and change.
  • John Kotter’s views on change in a changing world.


Elaine Biech (EB): You are regarded as the “world’s foremost authority on leadership and change.” How do you feel about that? How do you feel about being renowned the world over as the guru of change?

John Kotter (JK): Well, it is hard for me to believe that statement. What I truly enjoy is finding places where people have managed to successfully take something that I’ve discovered or developed and used it in their organizations ...

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