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Kotter, John P. 1947-

Works: 306 works in 1,106 publications in 24 languages and 29,513 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Fiction  History  Biography  Encyclopedias  Fables  Popular works  Didactic fiction 
Roles: Author, Commentator, Editor, Creator, Author of introduction, Narrator, Contributor, Conceptor, Interviewee
Classifications: HD58.8, 658.406
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John P Kotter
The heart of change : real-life stories of how people change their organizations by John P Kotter( Book )

56 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,182 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 )

70 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 17 languages and held by 2,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this business management fable, one penguin notices something problem 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 )

29 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 1,736 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 1998 in 4 languages and held by 1,645 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 )

36 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argues that for true change to occur, organizations need to develop a sense of urgency and root our complacency. Key tactics recommended are: bringing the outside in, behaving with urgency everyday, finding opportunities in crises and dealing effectively with naysayers
The general managers by John P Kotter( Book )

42 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this unprecedented study of America's leading executives, John Kotter shatters the popular management notion of the effective "generalist" manager who can step into any business or division and run it. Based on his first-hand observations of fifteen top GMs from nine major companies, Kotter persuasively shows that the best manager is actually a specialist who has spent most of his or her career in one industry, learning its intricacies and establishing cooperative working relationships. Acquiring the painstaking knowledge and large, informal networks vital to being a successful manager takes years; outsiders, no matter how talented or well-trained seldom can do as well, this in-depth profile reveals. Much more than a fascinating collective portrait of the day-to-day activities of today's top executives, The General Managers provides stimulating new insights into the nature of modern management and the tactics of its most accomplished practitioners
Corporate culture and performance by John P Kotter( Book )

31 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,411 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."
John P. Kotter on what leaders really do by John P Kotter( Book )

31 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,347 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
Power in management by John P Kotter( Book )

21 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in 6 languages and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

34 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 913 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 )

35 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 754 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 in this fascinating and instructive book 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
Buy-in : saving your good idea from getting shot down by John P Kotter( Book )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 691 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
Accelerate : building strategic agility for a faster moving world by John P Kotter( Book )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents a fresh, persuasive take on the strategic agility in the face of constant turbulence. Based on an article in the Harvard Business Review, Kotter urges organizations to create a dual operating system that combines the still-crucial corporate hierachy with a second, more agile, network-like structure. This, he says, is the key to succeeding in the face of today's fast-moving volatile environment. This book is for leaders and professionals ready to embrace the bold change neccessary to succeed today, no matter your business or industry
Mayors in action: five approaches to urban governance by John P Kotter( Book )

9 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 562 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 )

18 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International encyclopedia of business and management( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Self-assessment and career development by John P Kotter( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The heart of change : real-life stories of how people change their organizations
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Our iceberg is melting : changing and succeeding under any conditionsThe leadership factorA force for change : how leadership differs from managementA sense of urgencyThe general managersCorporate culture and performanceJohn P. Kotter on what leaders really doThe new rules : how to succeed in today's post-corporate world