The Change Handbook, 2nd Edition

Book Description

The Change Handbook features chapters by the originators and foremost practitioners of such high-leverage change methods as Future Search, Real Time Strategic Change, Gemba Kaizen, and Open Space Technology. The authors outline distinctive aspects of their approach; detail roles and responsibilities; share a story illustrating usage; and answer frequently asked questions about how to put it into practice. Examples of successful change efforts acquaint readers with the diverse array of methods being employed today. A one-stop comparative chart allows them to evaluate the methods to determine what will work best fro them, and an in-depth reference section helps them locate the resources they need to get started.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. Preface
  6. Acknowledgements
  7. Introduction and Essential Fundamentals
  8. Part I: Navigating Through the Methods
    1. 1. The Big Picture: Making Sense of More Than Sixty Methods
    2. 2. Selecting Methods: The Art of Mastery
    3. 3. Preparing to Mix and Match Methods
    4. 4. Sustainability of Results
  9. Part II: The Methods
    1. Adaptable Methods
    2. 5. Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Revolution in Change
    3. 6. Collaborative Loops
    4. 7. Dialogue and Deliberation
    5. 8. Integrated Clarity: Energizing How We Talk and What We Talk about in Organizations
    6. 9. Open Space Technology
    7. 10. The Technology of Participation
    8. 11. Whole-Scale Change
    9. 12. The World Café
    10. 13. Ancient Wisdom Council
    11. 14. Appreciative Inquiry Summit
    12. 15. The Conference Model
    13. 16. Consensus Decision Making
    14. 17. Conversation Café
    15. 18. Dynamic Facilitation
    16. 19. The Genuine Contact Program
    17. 20. Human Systems Dynamics
    18. 21. Leadership Dojo
    19. 22. Evolutions of Open Systems Theory
    20. 23. OpenSpace-Online Real-Time Methodology
    21. 24. Organization Workshop
    22. 25. PeerSpirit Circling: Creating Change in the Spirit of Cooperation
    23. 26. Power of Imagination Studio: A Further Development of the Future Workshop Concept
    24. 27. Real-Time Strategic Change
    25. 28. SimuReal: Action Learning in Hyperdrive
    26. 29. Study Circles
    27. 30. Think Like a Genius: Realizing Human Potential Through the Purposeful Play of Metaphorming
    28. 31. Web Lab’s Small Group Dialogues on the Internet Commons
    29. Planning Methods
    30. 32. Dynamic Planning and the Power of Charrettes
    31. 33. Future Search: Common Ground Under Complex Conditions
    32. 34. Scenario Thinking
    33. 35. Search Conference
    34. 36. Community Summits
    35. 37. Large Group Scenario Planning
    36. 38. Soar: A New Approach to Strategic Planning
    37. 39. Strategic Forum
    38. 40. Strategic Visioning: Bringing Insight to Action
    39. 41. The 21st Century Town Meeting: Engaging Citizens in Governance
    40. Structuring Methods
    41. 42. Community Weaving
    42. 43. Participative Design Workshop
    43. 44. Collaborative Work Systems Design
    44. 45. The Whole Systems Approach: Using the Entire System to Change and Run the Business
    45. Improving Methods
    46. 46. Rapid Results
    47. 47. The Six Sigma Approach to Improvement and Organizational Change
    48. 48. Action Learning
    49. 49. Action Review Cycle and the After Action Review Meeting
    50. 50. Balanced Scorecard
    51. 51. Civic Engagement: Restoring Community Through Empowering Conversations
    52. 52. The Cycle of Resolution: Conversational Competence for Sustainable Collaboration
    53. 53. Employee Engagement Process
    54. 54. Gemeinsinn-Werkstatt: Project Framework for Community Spirit
    55. 55. Idealized Design
    56. 56. The Practice of Empowerment: Changing Behavior and Developing Talent in Organizations
    57. 57. Values Into Action
    58. 58. WorkOut
    59. Supportive Methods
    60. 59. Online Environments That Support Change
    61. 60. Playback Theatre
    62. 61. Visual Recording and Graphic Facilitation: Helping People See What They Mean
    63. 62. The Drum Café: Building Wholeness, One Beat at a Time
    64. 63. JazzLab: The Music of Synergy
    65. 64. The Learning Map Approach
    66. 65. Visual Explorer
  10. Part III: Thoughts About the Future from the Lead Authors
    1. 66. From Chaos to Coherence: The Emergence of Inspired Organizations and Enlightened Communities
    2. 67. High-Leverage Ideas and Actions You Can Use to Shape the Future
    3. 68. Hope for the Future: Working Together for a Better World
  11. Part IV: Quick Summaries
  12. Part V: References Suggested by Multiple Contributing Authors
  13. Index
  14. About the Lead Authors

Product Information

  • Title: The Change Handbook, 2nd Edition
  • Author(s): Peggy Holman, Tom Devane, Steven Cady
  • Release date: January 2007
  • Publisher(s): Berrett-Koehler Publishers
  • ISBN: 9781523088126