Breaking the Code of Change

Organizational change may be the most talked about but least understood aspect of corporate life. The proof is in the numbers. Most organizational change efforts fail. WHY? Authors Beer and Nohria present a raging argument among organizational scholars, corporate leaders, consultants and CEO’s – all of whom present their opinion on change management. Based in two opposing theories: Theory E – based on economic value and Theory O – based on organizational capability; the book outlines the arguments on both sides of the change management fence. An example from Warren Bennis: “that none of us is as smart as all of us – so that the top-down model in the present business context is not only dysfunctional and maladaptive but dangerous”. hmmmmmmmm ….

Breaking the Code of Change

High Commitment High Performance

Integrating knowledge from the fields of leadership, strategic management and organizational design, this book outlines a program of economic and organizational health. We know that committed employees perform, on average, 20% higher than those who are uncommitted. What does that do for your bottom line? Michael Beer outlines the six performance barriers that you must overcome to create and maintain a high performance culture.

High Commitment High Performance: How to Build A Resilient Organization for Sustained Advantage