[ EPUB ] ✷ A Sense of Urgency Author John P. Kotter – Justinfoline.us

A Sense of Urgency Most Organizational Change Initiatives Fail Spectacularly At Worst Or Deliver Lukewarm Results At Best In His International Bestseller Leading Change, John Kotter Revealed Why Change Is So Hard, And Provided An Actionable, Eight Step Process For Implementing Successful Transformations The Book Became The Change Bible For Managers Worldwide.Now, In A Sense Of Urgency, Kotter 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.Why Focus On Urgency Without It, Any Change Effort Is Doomed Kotter Reveals The Insidious Nature Of Complacency In All Its Forms And Guises.In This Exciting New Book, Kotter Explains How To Go Beyond The Business Case For Change To Overcome The Fear And Anger That Can Suppress Urgency Ways To Ensure That Your Actions And Behaviors Not Just Your Words Communicate The Need For Change How To Keep Fanning The Flames Of Urgency Even After Your Transformation Effort Has Scored Some Early SuccessesWritten In Kotter S Signature No Nonsense Style, This Concise And Authoritative Guide Helps You Set The Stage For Leading A Successful Transformation In Your Company.

[ EPUB ] ✷ A Sense of Urgency  Author John P. Kotter – Justinfoline.us
  • Hardcover
  • 208 pages
  • A Sense of Urgency
  • John P. Kotter
  • English
  • 06 April 2017
  • 1422179710

    10 thoughts on “[ EPUB ] ✷ A Sense of Urgency Author John P. Kotter – Justinfoline.us


  1. says:

    A Sense of Urgency is my fourth and final recommendation for best business book of 2008 The other three were as follows What Got You Here Won t Get You ThereNever Eat AloneLaunching a Leadership Revolution Best Business Book of 2008 One of the author s earlier efforts was the fable Our Iceberg is Melting A Sense of Urgency provides substance to this fable.Creating a sense of urgency is the first of eight steps that leaders in any organization need to master in o...


  2. says:

    simple steps, good stories to illustrate the lessons tactic 2 behave with urgency everyday was the one I responded to most


  3. says:

    A SENSE OF URGENCY BY JOHN KOTTER SUMMARYTrue urgency focuses on critical issues It is driven by the deep determination to win, not anxiety about losing Many people confuse it with false urgency This misguided sense of urgency does have energized action, but it has a frantic aspect to it with people driven by anxiety and fear This dysfunctional orientation prevents people from exploiting opportunities and addressing real issues.A big reason that a true sense of urgency is rare is that it s n A SENSE OF URGENCY BY JOHN KOTTER SUMMARYTrue urgency focuses on critical issues It is driven by the deep determination to win, not anxiety about losing Many people confuse it with false urgency This misguided sense of urgency does have energized action, but it has a frantic aspect to it with people driven by anxiety and fear This dysfunctional orientation prevents people from exploiting opportunities and addressing real issues.A big reason that a true sense of urgency is rare is that it s not a natural state...


  4. says:

    Fluffy Probably would have been better as a HBR article or twoLeading Changefelt like it hadsubstantial content In A Sense of Urgency, Kotter does clarify that the opposite of a sense of true urgency is not always complacency Sometimes, organizations are beset by false urgency, which manifests as frenetic activity without producing any real movement True urgency means always asking, What can be done right now to move the work forward This does not always mean that every actio Fluffy Probably would have been better as a HBR article or twoLeading Changefelt like it hadsubstantial content In A Sense of Urgency, Kotter does clarify that the opposite of a sense of true urgency is not always complacency Sometimes, organizations are beset by false urgency, which manifests as frenetic activity without producing any real movement True urgency means always asking, What can be done right now to move the work forward This does not always mean that every action will happen imme...


  5. says:

    Really details urgency vs just frantic actions Loved all the examples and comparisons Well written easy read Gives you the ability to use concepts on an of your life s challenges Spends lots of time explaining complacency which was very helpful.


  6. says:

    This book was fine I understand the point the author is getting at I would have appreciatedspecific examples and less fluff.


  7. says:

    Makes valid points about urgency Gives many examples A little too much expounding , but that is necessary to get simple points across, as people are quick to dismiss simple points.


  8. says:

    In Leading Change, Kotter laid out the 8 stages of how to lead change The connection between this book, A Sense of Urgency, and that book is that the first stage in the change process is, Establishing a sense of urgency Establishing this sense of urgency which Kotter defines as, a gut level determination to move and win, now is important enough to warrant a book all on its own because change efforts most often fail because chan...


  9. says:

    A Sense of UrgencyBy John P KotterRead September 2009Reviewed November 2009Copyright 2008A Sense of Urgency is the second book I have read by Kotter The first was Leading Change which was written about 11 years prior A Sense of Urgency builds upon a subset of the content from Leading Change.Kotter starts out by comparing a sense of urgency to complacency and false urgency Often in business people become complacent when success has been had Even if there is a brief sense of urgency, due A Sense of UrgencyBy John P KotterRead September 2009Reviewed November 2009Copyright 2008A Sense of Urgency is the second book I have read by Kotter The first was Leading Change which was written about 11 years prior A Sense of Urgency builds upon a subset of the content from Leading Change.Kotter starts out by comparing a sense of urgency to complacency and false urgency Often in business people become complacent when success has been had Even if there is a brief sense of urgency, due to some problem, once things are back into place complacency prevails Many also have a false sense of urgency They are very busy doing a lot of work they believe is urgent, when in fact the work is just an overabundance of busy work It is not important and really has no use to be urgent It simply satisfy s the person doing the work because they appear to be and feel very busy.Kotter highlights 4 tactics to drum up urgency First is to bring the outside in Often peop...


  10. says:

    Apparently I needed to create a sense of urgency to read Sense of Urgency This sat on my shelf for over a year Given we re due to teach Kotter this spring and given one of my students just read it for independent study, I thought I should get started.The book makes helpful distinctions between complacency, false urgency and true urgency within our organizations, discussing the signs and effects of each The author defines urgency as the determination to win and move, now Four tactics for cr Apparently I needed to create a sense of urgency to read Sense of Urgency This sat on my shelf for over a year Given we re due to teach Kotter this spring and given one of my students just read it for independent study, I thought I should get started.The book makes helpful distinctions between complacency, false urgency and true urgency within our organizations, discussing the signs and effects of each The author defines urgency as the determination to win and move, now Four tactics for creating urgency are discussed bring the outside in, be...

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