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Spencer, Mark H.; Winn, Bradley A. – Planning for Higher Education, 2005
New subscribers to the "Harvard Business Review" receive as a bonus with their first issue a compilation of fifteen classics, which appeared in previous "HBR" issues. One article, "Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail", by John P. Kotter, first appeared in the March-April 1995 issue and is often…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Disabilities, Student Evaluation, Higher Education
Bencivenga, Jim – School Administrator, 2002
Excerpts from interview with John Kotter, Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Leadership at the Harvard Business School, about his thoughts on the role of the superintendent as leader and manager. Describes his recent book "John P. Kotter on What Leaders Really Do," 1999. Lists eight-step change process from his book "Leading Change," 1996. (PKP)
Descriptors: Administration, Administrator Responsibility, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
La Potin, Armand S.; Haessig, Carolyn J. – Journal of Staff, Program & Organization Development, 1999
Applies John P. Kotter's eight-stage process as a model to demonstrate how faculty leadership can evolve in an institutional-assessment process that promotes change in campus tradition. Supports the idea that because faculty are responsible for student learning, the process of involving them as leaders will enhance the quality of the outcomes.…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Leadership
Kotter, John P. – Harvard Business Review, 1977
Argues that managers need to be skilled at acquiring and using power to do their jobs, and discusses four different types of power they can use to influence others. (JG)
Descriptors: Administration, Administrators, Decision Making, Individual Power
Kotter, John P. – 1995
The new realities of today's postcorporate world and the new rules for achieving success were examined through a study of the career progress of a sample of 115 individuals who graduated from Harvard in 1974 with a Master's of Business Administration. The members of the study sample completed yearly questionnaires between January 1975 and 1992.…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adult Education, Career Development, Career Education
Hayes, Curt; Camilli, Valerie; Piazza, Jenny – 1997
This paper analyzes the failure of a professional development school (PDS) initiative undertaken by a university department of education by using eight points from John P. Kotter's book "Leading Change," which describes conditions in business that prevent change and points to some necessary conditions for change to occur. The eight points and…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Business, Change Strategies, College School Cooperation
Frohman, Alan L.; Kotter, John P. – Training and Development Journal, 1975
Four specific problems associated with ineffective and expensive joining-up which are examined in the article are: (1) mismatched expectations; (2) stifling creativity and challenge; (3) lack of managerial awareness and sensitivity to joining-up issues; and (4) using inappropriate or incomplete screening criteria. Solutions are suggested; a table…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Human Development, Human Resources, Job Satisfaction