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Kotter, John P. 1947-

Works: 372 works in 1,299 publications in 21 languages and 30,528 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Fiction  History  Biography  Encyclopedias  Miscellanea  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Editor, Creator, Commentator, Author of introduction, Conceptor, Interviewee, Contributor
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John P Kotter
Leading change by John P Kotter( Book )

117 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 16 languages and held by 3,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the ill-fated dot-com bubble to unprecedented M & A activity to scandal, greed, and, ultimately, recession -- we've learned that widespread and difficult change is no longer the exception. It's the rule. The author's eight-step process for managing change with positive results has become the foundation for leaders and organizations across the globe. By outlining the process organizations have used to achieve transformational goals and by identifying where and how even top performers derail during the change process, the author provides a practical resource for leaders and managers charged with making change initiatives work
The heart of change : real-life stories of how people change their organizations by John P Kotter( Book )

52 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Kotter and co-author Dan Cohen delve deeper into the subject of change to get to the heart of how change actually happens. Through real-life stories from people in the trenches, in all kinds of organizations, the authors attack the fundamental problem that underlies every major transformation: How do you go beyond simply getting your message across to truly changing people's behavior?
Our iceberg is melting : changing and succeeding under any conditions by John P Kotter( Book )

44 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this business management fable, one penguin notices something that could become a big problem for the whole colony, but the other penguins don't want to listen, so he must convince and enlist the help of others to get something done
The leadership factor by John P Kotter( Book )

31 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in 7 languages and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what effective corporate leadership is. Demonstrates through case studies how poor management and superior management affected different firms. Describes executive development programs and practices that increase the quality and quantity of leadership
A force for change : how leadership differs from management by John P Kotter( Book )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kotter presents detailed accounts of how senior and middle managers in 11 major corporations, in close concert with colleagues and subordinates, were able to create a leadership process that put into action hundreds of commonsense ideas and procedures that, in combination with competent management, produced extraordinary results
A sense of urgency by John P Kotter( Book )

38 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his international bestseller "Leading Change," Kotter provided an action plan for implementing successful transformations. Now, he shines the spotlight on the crucial first step in his framework: creating a sense of urgency by getting people to actually see and feel the need for change
The general managers by John P Kotter( Book )

47 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And Discussion6. Summary, Discussion, and Implications for Increasing GM Performance; Summary; Job Demands; The Personal Characteristics of Effective General Managers; Similarities in the Behavior of Effective General Managers; Differences in Behavior; The Overall Findings: A Summary Comment; Implications for Corporate Selection, Development, and Staffing Practices; Finding GMs: Insiders or Outsiders; Developing GMs; Designing and/or Selecting Training Programs; Matching People and Jobs; Implications for Managing General Managers; Helping New GMs Get Up to Speed
John P. Kotter on what leaders really do by John P Kotter( Book )

32 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With the relentless change and escalating uncertainty that define our times, the need for strong leadership in business, government, and society has never been greater. Careers, customers, and communities all suffer in a poorly run enterprise. Sure to be eagerly embraced by Kotter's huge global following, John P. Kotter on What Leaders Really Do provides an invaluable opportunity to consider the core issues that lie at the heart of leadership and to rethink our own relationship to the work of leaders."--Jacket
Corporate culture and performance by John P Kotter( Book )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Going far beyond previous empirical work, John Kotter and James Heskett provide the first comprehensive critical analysis of how the "culture" of a corporation powerfully influences its economic performance, for better or for worse. Through painstaking research at such firms as Hewlett-Packard, Xerox, ICI, Nissan, and First Chicago, as well as a quantitative study of the relationship between culture and performance in more than 200 companies, the authors describe how shared values and unwritten rules can profoundly enhance economic success or, conversely, lead to failure to adapt to changing markets and environments." "With penetrating insight, Kotter and Heskett trace the roots of both healthy and unhealthy cultures, demonstrating how easily the latter emerge, especially in firms which have experienced much past success. Challenging the widely held belief that "strong" corporate cultures create excellent business performance, Kotter and Heskett show that while many shared values and institutionalized practices can promote good performances in some instances, those cultures can also be characterized by arrogance, inward focus, and bureaucracy--features that undermine an organization's ability to adapt to change. They also show that even "contextually or strategically appropriate" cultures--ones that fit a firm's strategy and business context--will not promote excellent performance over long periods of time unless they facilitate the adoption of strategies and practices that continuously respond to changing markets and new competitive environments."
Power and influence by John P Kotter( Book )

46 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In today's complex work world, things no longer get done simply because someone issues an order and someone else follows it. Most of us work in socially intricate organizations where we need the help not only of subordinates but of colleagues, superiors, and outsiders to accomplish our goals. This often leaves us in a "power gap" because we must depend on people over whom we have little or no explicit control. This is a book about how to bridge that gap: how to exercise the power and influence you need to get things done through others when your responsibilities exceed your formal authority. Full of original ideas and expert insights about how organizations'and the people in them'function, Power and Influence goes further, demonstrating that lower-level personnel also need strong leadership skills and interpersonal know-how to perform well. Kotter shows how you can develop sufficient resources of "unofficial" power and influence to achieve goals, steer clear of conflicts, foster creative team behavior, and gain the cooperation and support you need from subordinates, coworkers, superiors'even people outside your department or organization. He also shows how you can avoid the twin traps of naivete and cynicism when dealing with power relationships, and how to use your power without abusing it. Power and Influence is essential for top managers who need to overcome the infighting, foot-dragging, and politicking that can destroy both morale and profits; for middle managers who don't want their careers sidetracked by unproductive power struggles; for professionals hindered by bureaucratic obstacles and deadline delays; and for staff workers who have to "manage the boss." This is not a book for those who want to "grab" power for their own ends. But if you'd like to create smooth, responsive working relationships and increase your personal effectiveness on the job, Kotter can show you how'and make the dynamics of power work for you instead of against you
Power in management by John P Kotter( Book )

19 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new rules : how to succeed in today's post-corporate world by John P Kotter( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Rules reveals what it takes to succeed in the post-corporate world. Based on a landmark twenty-year study of 115 members of the Harvard Business School's Class of 1974, Kotter describes how the globalization of markets and competition - the powerful economic aftershock of the oil crisis of 1973 - is altering career paths, wage levels, the structure and functioning of corporations, and the very nature of work itself. Kotter shows how these resourceful men and women, confronting the toughest economy in memory, have nevertheless found exciting and fulfilling careers and are on the road to amassing, mostly through smaller enterprises, personal net worths of many millions of dollars. Through revealing personal profiles of these successful individuals and data from questionnaires completed by the Class of '74 over two decades, Kotter shows that, today, conventional career paths through large corporations no longer lead to success as they once did (New Rule #1). But at the same time, Kotter explains, globalization is creating larger markets and enormous new opportunities (New Rule #2) for those with the education, motivation, and talent - and equally large hazards for others who fear competition and overvalue security. From his year-by-year analysis of the choices, actions, successes, and failures of the members of the Class of '74, Kotter persuasively documents that the greatest opportunities have shifted away from large bureaucratic companies to smaller or more entrepreneurial ones (New Rule #3); and away from professional management in manufacturing to consulting and other service industries (New Rule #4), leadership (New Rule #5), and financial deal making (New Rule #6). In conclusion, Kotter demonstrates how the successful use of these new strategies requires high personal standards and a strong desire to win (New Rule #7), and a willingness to continue to learn over an entire lifetime (New Rule #8). The New Rules will become the touchstone for future generations of managers, students, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and anyone aspiring to a more profitable and satisfying life at work
Matsushita Leadership : lessons from the 20th century's most remarkable entrepreneur by John P Kotter( Book )

33 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He was one of the most inspirational role models of all time. Thrown into poverty at age four, Konosuke Matsushita (Mat-SOSH-ta) struggled with the early deaths of family members, an apprenticeship which demanded sixteen-hour days at age nine, all the problems associated with starting a business with neither money nor connections, the death of his only son, the Great Depression, the horror of World War II in Japan, and more. Yet John P. Kotter shows how, instead of being ground down by these hardships, Matsushita grew to be a fabulously successful entrepreneur and business leader, the founder of Japan's General Electric: the $65 billion a year Matsushita Electric Corporation. His accomplishments as a leader, author, educator, philanthropist, and management innovator are astonishing, and outshine even Soichiro Honda, J.C. Penny, Sam Walton, and Henry Ford. In this immensely readable book, Kotter relates how Matsushita created a large business, invented management practices that are increasingly being used today, helped lead his country's economic miracle after World War II, wrote dozens of books in his latter years, founded a graduate school of leadership, created Japan's version of a Nobel Prize, and gave away hundreds of millions to good causes. Matsushita Leadership is both a biography and a set of lessons for careers and corporations in the 21st century. An inspirational story and a business primer, the implications are powerful, for organizations and for living a meaningful life
Accelerate : building strategic agility for a faster moving world by John P Kotter( Book )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how organizations can learn to move swiftly to accommodate change while still providing the necessary structures that nurture employees and long-term success
Buy-in : saving your good idea from getting shot down by John P Kotter( Book )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to effectively present and carry through one's business idea, focusing on the key areas of contention that opponents will offer and detailing how to combat each of them
Mayors in action: five approaches to urban governance by John P Kotter( Book )

10 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organizational dynamics : diagnosis and intervention by John P Kotter( Book )

13 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SCC library has 1983-current
Organization : text, cases, and readings on the management of organizational design and change by John P Kotter( Book )

20 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That's not how we do it here! : a story about how organizations rise, fall--and can rise again by John P Kotter( Book )

13 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What's the worst thing you can hear when you have a good idea at work? "That's not how we do it here!" In their iconic bestseller Our Iceberg Is Melting, John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber used a simple fable about penguins to explain the process of lead­ing people through major changes. Now, ten years later, they're back with another must-read story that will help any team or organization cope with their biggest challenges and turn them into exciting opportunities. Once upon a time a clan of meerkats lived in the Kalahari, a region in southern Africa. After years of steady growth, a drought has sharply reduced the clan's resources, and deadly vulture attacks have increased. As things keep getting worse, the har­mony of the clan is shattered. The executive team quarrels about possible solutions, and sugges­tions from frontline workers face a soul-crushing response: "That's not how we do it here!" So Nadia, a bright and adventurous meerkat, hits the road in search of new ideas to help her trou­bled clan. She discovers a much smaller group that operates very differently, with much more teamwork and agility. These meerkats have developed innova­tive solutions to find food and evade the vultures. But not everything in this small clan is as perfect as it seems at first. Can Nadia figure out how to combine the best of both worlds--a large, disciplined, well-managed clan and a small, informal, inspiring clan--before it's too late? This book distills Kotter's decades of experi­ence and award-winning research to reveal why organizations rise and fall, and how they can rise again in the face of adversity"--
International encyclopedia of business and management( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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John Kotter Amerikaans econoom

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The heart of change : real-life stories of how people change their organizationsOur iceberg is melting : changing and succeeding under any conditionsThe leadership factorA force for change : how leadership differs from managementA sense of urgencyThe general managersJohn P. Kotter on what leaders really doCorporate culture and performance