From the list on leadership during a transition.
Who am I?
As I moved up in leadership, I found I was not prepared to manage people during uncertain and difficult times. Transitions bring about the worst in people. They get fearful and that causes bad behavior by triggering defense mechanisms. The books I listed are a progression of books that helped me to understand how transitions and change affect people and gave me a framework to continue to learn and increase my leadership skills. I then decided to write about new insights I gained in leadership to help others and have published two books and am writing articles on Medium.
Tina's book list on leadership during a transition
Discover why each book is one of Tina's favorite books on leadership during a transition .
Why this book?
Managing Transitions impacted me significantly early in my leadership career. I read the book after I floundered leading a small transition. This book gave me a framework for managing the human side of transitions. I learned step-by-step strategies for minimizing disruptions caused by workplace transitions. I believe the ability to lead during a transition is a critical leadership skill.
Why should I read it?
1 author picked Managing Transitions as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.
What is this book about?
The business world is constantly transforming. When restructures, mergers, bankruptcies, and layoffs hit the workplace, employees and managers naturally find the resulting situational shifts to be challenging. But the psychological transitions that accompany them are even more stressful. Organizational transitions affect people it is always people, rather than a company, who have to embrace a new situation and carry out the corresponding change.As veteran business consultant William Bridges explains, transition is successful when employees have a purpose, a plan, and a part to play. This indispensable guide is now updated to reflect the challenges of today's ever-changing, always-on, and globally…
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