Massive change

Author: Bruce Mau,Jennifer Leonard,Institute without Boundaries

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714844015

Category: Architecture

Page: 239

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Includes transcripts of interviews with: Philip Ball, Janine Benyus, Stewart Brand, Stephen Browne, Carol Burns, James Der Derian, Bill Drayton, Gwynne Dyer, Freeman Dyson, Ian Foster, Felice Frankel, Robert Freling, Ashok Gadgil, Catherine Gray, Hazel Henderson, Dean Kamen, Arthur Kroker, Robert S. Langer, Jaime Lerner, Lawrence Lessig, David Malin, Michael McDonough, William McDonough, Seymour Melman, Nancy Padian, Matt Ridley, Jeffrey Sachs, Richard Smalley, Hernando de Soto, Bruce Sterling and Eugene Thacker.

Leading Change

Wie Sie Ihr Unternehmen in acht Schritten erfolgreich verändern

Author: John P. Kotter

Publisher: Vahlen

ISBN: 3800646153

Category: Fiction

Page: 158

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John P. Kotters wegweisendes Werk Leading Change erschien 1996 und zählt heute zu den wichtigsten Managementbüchern überhaupt. Es wurde in zahlreiche Sprachen übersetzt und millionenfach verkauft. Der Druck auf Unternehmen, sich den permanent wandelnden internen und externen Einflüssen zu stellen, wird weiter zunehmen. Dabei gehört ein offener, aber professionell geführter Umgang mit Change-Prozessen zu den Wesensmerkmalen erfolgreicher Unternehmen im 21. Jahrhundert und zu den größten Herausforderungen in der Arbeit von Führungskräften. Einer der weltweit renommiertesten Experten auf diesem Gebiet hat basierend auf seinen Erfahrungen aus Forschung und Praxis einen visionären Text geschrieben, der zugleich inspirierend und gefüllt ist mit bedeutenden Implikationen für das Change-Management. Leading Change zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie Wandlungsprozesse in Unternehmen konsequent führen. Beginnend mit den Gründen, warum viele Unternehmen an Change-Prozessen scheitern, wird im Anschluss ein Acht-Stufen-Plan entwickelt, der Ihnen hilft, pragmatisch einen erfolgreichen Wandel zu gestalten. Wenn Sie wissen möchten, warum Ihre letzte Change-Initiative scheiterte, dann lesen Sie dieses Buch am besten gleich, sodass Ihr nächstes Projekt von Erfolg gekrönt wird. Ralf Dobelli, getabstract.com Leading Change is simply the best single work I have seen on strategy implementation. William C. Finnie, Editor-in-Chief Strategy & Leadership Leading Change ist ein weltweiter, zeitloser Bestseller. Werner Seidenschwarz, Seidenschwarz & Comp.

Indian Mass Media and the Politics of Change

Author: Somnath Batabyal,Angad Chowdhry,Meenu Gaur,Matti Pohjonen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136196668

Category: Social Science

Page: 237

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India has been the focus of international attention in the past few years. Rhetoric concerning its rapid economic growth and the burgeoning middle classes suggests that something new and significant is taking place. Something has changed, we are told: India is shining, the elephant is rising, and the 21st century will be Indian. What unites these powerful re-imaginings of the Indian nation is the notion of change and its many ramifications. Election campaigns, media commentators, scholars, activists and drawing room debates all cut their teeth around this complex notion. Who is it that benefits from this change? Do such re-imaginings of nationhood really reflect the complex social reality of large parts of the Indian population? The book starts with the premise that it is within the mass media where we can best understand how this change is imagined. From a kaleidoscope of perspectives the book interrogates this articulation and the myriad forms it takes – across India's newsrooms, television sets, cinema halls, mobile phones and computer screens.

Policing Change, Changing Police

International Perspectives

Author: Otwin Marenin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317945832

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

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First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Imagining Resistance

Visual Culture and Activism in Canada

Author: J. Keri Cronin,Kirsty Robertson

Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press

ISBN: 1554583470

Category: Art

Page: 294

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Imagining Resistance: Visual Culture and Activism in Canada offers two separate but interconnected strategies for reading alternative culture in Canada from the 1940s through to the present: first, a history of radical artistic practice in Canada and, second, a collection of eleven essays that focus on a range of institutions, artists, events, and actions. The history of radical practice is spread through the book in a series of short interventions, ranging from the Refus global to anarchist-inspired art, and from Aboriginal curatorial interventions to culture jamming. In each, the historical record is mined to rewrite and reverse Canadian art history—reworked here to illuminate the series of oppositional artistic endeavours that are often mentioned in discussions of Canadian art but rarely acknowledged as having an alternative history of their own. Alongside, authors consider case studies as diverse as the anti-war work done by John Lennon and Yoko Ono in Montreal and Toronto, recent exhibitions of activist art in Canadian institutions, radical films, performance art, protests against the Olympics, interventions into anti-immigrant sentiment in Montreal, and work by Iroquois photographer Jeff Thomas. Taken together, the writings in Imagining Resistance touch on the local, the global, the national, and post-national to imagine a very different landscape of cultural practice in Canada.

As Seen

Exhibitions That Made Architecture and Design History

Author: Zoë Ryan

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300228627

Category: ARCHITECTURE

Page: 144

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Exhibitions have long played a crucial role in defining disciplinary histories. This fascinating volume examines the impact of eleven groundbreaking architecture and design exhibitions held between 1956 and 2006, revealing how they have shaped contemporary understanding and practice of these fields. Featuring written and photographic descriptions of the shows and illuminating essays from noted curators, scholars, critics, designers, and theorists, As Seen: Exhibitions that Made Architecture and DesignHistory explores the multifaceted ways in which exhibitions have reflected on contemporary dilemmas and opened up new processes and ways of working. Providing a fresh perspective on some of the most important exhibitions of the 20th century from America, Europe, and Japan, including This Is Tomorrow, Expo '70, and Massive Change, this book offers a new framework for thinking about how exhibitions can function as a transformative force in the field of architecture and design.

The Accidental Sales Manager

How to Take Control and Lead Your Sales Team to Record Profits

Author: Chris Lytle

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118063937

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Key skills to make sales managers better developers ofsalespeople Get out of the firefighting business and into the business ofdeveloping the people who develop your profits. Successfulsalespeople rightfully become sales managers because of superiorsales records. Yet too often these sales stars get stuck doingtheir old sales job while also trying to juggle their manager role,and too often companies neglect to train their sales managers howto excel as managers. That's the "sales management trap," and it'sexactly what The Accidental Sales Manager addresses and solves. Full of helpful steps you can apply immediately?whether you'retraining a sales manager, or are one yourself?this practical guidereveals step-by-step methods sales managers can use to both learntheir jobs and lead their teams. Get tactics to stop burning time and exhausting yourself, whiletaking effective actions to use time better as a leader Discover how to integrate learning into leading and make salesmeetings an active conversation on what works and what doesn't Author has a previous bestseller, The AccidentalSalesperson Don't get caught in the "sales management trap" or, if you're init, get the tools you need to escape it. Get The Accidental SalesManager and lead your team to do what you do best: make sales,drive profits, and get winning results.

The New Architectural Pragmatism

A Harvard Design Magazine Reader

Author: William S. Saunders

Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

ISBN: 0816652635

Category: Architecture

Page: 201

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In response to the contentious process surrounding the selection of a design for the World Trade Center site, the use of spectacular buildings to brand cities and institutions, and the dizzying transformations of the skylines of Shanghai and Dubai, public awareness of architecture and design has perhaps never been higher. At the same time, architecture itself is undergoing an identity crisis as it confronts fundamental issues: the effect of digital technology on design, the pervasive impact of global capitalism, and whether to embrace or resist popular media and taste. The New Architectural Pragmatism collects the most provocative, penetrating, and influential attempts by leading theorists and practitioners in the field to define what architectural practice should be at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Written in the aftermath of modernism’s utopian impulse and postmodernism’s detached playfulness, the essays gathered here express and critique a new spirit of cultural and political engagement with contemporary society. Interrogating the architect’s social responsibility, the contributors deliberate about how much we should ask of architecture and suggest that in the coming century, architecture must be at once flexible and robust, responsive and self-directed. Contributors: Stan Allen; George Baird; Lucy Bullivant; James Corner; Hal Foster; Kenneth Frampton; K. Michael Hays; Dave Hickey; Robert Levit; Evonne Levy; Reinhold Martin; Jorge Silvetti; Robert Somol; Philippe Starck; Roemer van Toorn; Sarah Whiting; Alejandro Zaera-Polo. William S. Saunders is editor of Harvard Design Magazine and assistant dean for external relations at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. He is the editor of four previous Harvard Design Magazine Readers, published by Minnesota.

Changes in Land Use and Land Cover

A Global Perspective

Author: William B. Meyer,B. L. Turner, II

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521470858

Category: Science

Page: 537

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This book analyses the impact of human activities on the Earth's surface and environment.

Change Better

Survive and Thrive During Change at Work and Throughout Life

Author: Jeanenne LaMarsh

Publisher: Agate Publishing

ISBN: 1572846755

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

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Due to the economic crisis, organizations are accelerating the dramatic changes they're making in the way they run their businesses. Employees, faced with these rapid and often undesirable changes, need help — and so do the organizations they work for. If change is going to be a constant in people’s lives and the number and type of changes are going to happen faster, it is imperative that people develop the ability to live in this constantly changing world without feeling like victims, but rather like partners in the changes they face. Change Better is about how to develop the critical skills and tools necessary to cope with change at work and in one's personal life. These skills and the tools that go with them help people gain control over the changes in their lives. Jeanenne LaMarsh shows the ways in which readers can help themselves to change and the ways in which they will be able to accept, deal with, and maximize change with the greatest speed and least pain.

Climate Change in the Media

Reporting Risk and Uncertainty

Author: James Painter

Publisher: I.B.Tauris

ISBN: 0857733850

Category: Science

Page: 192

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Scientists and politicians are increasingly using the language of risk to describe the climate change challenge. Some researchers have argued that stressing the ‘risks’ posed by climate change rather than the ‘uncertainties’ can create a more helpful context for policy makers and a stronger response from the public. However, understanding the concepts of risk and uncertainty - and how to communicate them - is a hotly debated issue. In this book, James Painter analyses how the international media present these and other narratives surrounding climate change. He focuses on the coverage of reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and of the melting ice of the Arctic Sea, and includes six countries: Australia, France, India, Norway, the UK and the USA.

Jesus' People

What the Church Should Do Next

Author: Steven Croft

Publisher: Church House Publishing

ISBN: 071514300X

Category: Religion

Page: 96

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Jesus' People is an exciting back-to-basics call for today's Church from one of the most influential figures in the Church of England, calling for the Church to return to its original core value - to being followers of Jesus' Christ, first and foremost.

Our Global Wave of Change

A Blueprint for Psychological Survival

Author: Terry Sands

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1477140735

Category: Self-Help

Page: 107

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If you think you are losing your mind, you are not alone. Our world is changing very fast. In fact, the change is now exponential. We have never seen this rate of change before. We are now facing an epidemic of suicides. Many people are taking their own life because they cannot keep up with the change. We are moving forward with wonderful incentives, innovations, and inventions, with one exception: our mental system is breaking down. It all starts when you feel you ‘know’ something inside, but you don’t know what it is. Here is an abbreviated statement of one young person, an 18 year old girl: “There was a deep yearning of darkness inside that just ached all the time. I craved and wanted to end everything by ending my life. That was the resolution. .... The Material in this book enlightened my perception of my reality, because there is a purpose and there is a meaning. We have to wake up, humanity does.” In this book, I discuss why our mind simply cannot keep up with the present pace of change with the way we use it now. This new breed of change is challenging our mental foundation and our reality. In one part, we look at how this change is affecting us and some of the symptoms that indicate you may be affected by this Change. Finally, we look at how to shift your mind into high gear so you can keep up and keep going.

Climate Change and Displacement

Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Author: Jane McAdam

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 184731600X

Category: Law

Page: 274

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Environmental migration is not new. Nevertheless, the events and processes accompanying global climate change threaten to increase human movement both within states and across international borders. The Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change has predicted an increased frequency and severity of climate events such as storms, cyclones and hurricanes, as well as longer-term sea level rise and desertification, which will impact upon people's ability to survive in certain parts of the world. This book brings together a variety of disciplinary perspectives on the phenomenon of climate-induced displacement. With chapters by leading scholars in their field, it collects in one place a rigorous, holistic analysis of the phenomenon, which can better inform academic understanding and policy development alike. Governments have not been prepared to take a leading role in developing responses to the issue, in large part due to the absence of strong theoretical frameworks from which sound policy can be constructed. The specialist expertise of the authors in this book means that each chapter identifies key issues that need to be considered in shaping domestic, regional and international responses, including the complex causes of movement, the conceptualisation of migration responses to climate change, the terminology that should be used to describe those who move, and attitudes to migration that may affect decisions to stay or leave. The book will help to facilitate the creation of principled, research-based responses, and establish climate-induced displacement as an important aspect of both the climate change and global migration debates.

Surviving and Thriving in Waves of Change

For Healthcare Leaders

Author: Duke Rohe,Dutch Holland

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1465386866

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 137

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This book can help you and your organization prosper during these times of change in the healthcare industry. This book will show you how to excel at leading change, which is an absolute requirement for executive success and the only way that organizations will be able to not only survive but also thrive in the days ahead. The healthcare executives who are successful in the worlds of today and tomorrow will be the ones who can look at waves of change and see opportunity; who can design a vision and strategy for a more positive future for their organization; and who can implement their designs on target, on time, and on budget by capitalizing on the strengths of their organizations and their bright and dedicated associates who are devoted to perfect healthcare. You dont have to be afraid of change any longer! Dutchs work offers entertaining and simple solutions that will help you move swiftly and efficiently through the growing pains of organizational change, says Ken Blanchard, author of The Secret and The One Minute Manager.

Rural Change and Planning

England and Wales in the Twentieth Century

Author: Iain Gordon Cherry,A.W. Rogers

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135827354

Category: Architecture

Page: 206

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This book provides a critical overview of rural change over the eighty years since the outbreak of the Great War, making clear the historical origins of present-day policy. It also provides a structural integration for the many diverse themes which must be interwoven in order to understand current conditions in the countryside.

Social Purpose Enterprises

Case Studies for Social Change

Author: Jack Quarter,Sherida Ryan,Andrea Chan

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 1442663790

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 324

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Social Purpose Enterprises: Case Studies for Social Change presents case studies of twelve organizations that operate in a growing niche within the Canadian social economy: market-based entities supported by a nonprofit organization and operated for the benefit of a workforce who lives on the margins of society. Using a variety of research methods, the contributors examine the work of social purpose enterprises in a range of businesses including food services, child care, furniture, courier services, and microfinance. Combining the experience of academics and practitioners, each chapter analyses the economic, social, and policy implications of the case. Building on research published in Researching the Social Economy (2010) and Businesses with a Difference (2013), Social Purpose Enterprises provides a valuable resource for those involved in the growing push to encourage market-based solutions for those on the social margins.

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Change Management (including featured article ?Leading Change,? by John P. Kotter)

Author: Harvard Review

Publisher: Harvard Business Press

ISBN: 1422172066

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

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Most company's change initiatives fail. Yours don't have to. If you read nothing else on change management, read these 10 articles (featuring “Leading Change,” by John P. Kotter). We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you spearhead change in your organization. HBR's 10 Must Reads on Change Management will inspire you to: - Lead change through eight critical stages - Establish a sense of urgency - Overcome addiction to the status quo - Mobilize commitment - Silence naysayers - Minimize the pain of change - Concentrate resources - Motivate change when business is good This collection of best-selling articles includes: featured article ""Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail"" by John P. Kotter, ""Change Through Persuasion,"" ""Leading Change When Business Is Good: An Interview with Samuel J. Palmisano,"" ""Radical Change, the Quiet Way,"" ""Tipping Point Leadership,"" ""A Survival Guide for Leaders,"" ""The Real Reason People Won't Change,"" ""Cracking the Code of Change,"" ""The Hard Side of Change Management,"" and ""Why Change Programs Don't Produce Change.""