Managing change: Develop relationships, move quickly and tame the monsters (HR manager's bookshelf)

By Ray Brillinger
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 06/04/2003


o many things can get in the way of smooth organizational change. HR and organizational development professionals are often charged with supporting, even helping to lead, major change — but it isn’t easy. Here’s a look at some new books that shed light on the realities and the requirements of meaningful transformation.

First, the people and the organization are rarely fully prepared and comfortable with the prospective changes in structure, policies, strategy, processes, tools or corporate culture.