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EDUC 6178 Organizations, Systems, and Change: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 6178 Required Course Readings


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Agboola, A., & Salawu, R. (2011). Managing deviant behavior and resistance to change. International Journal of Business & Management, 6(1), 235-242.

Blin, F., and Munro, M. (2008). Why hasn’t technology disrupted academics’ teaching practices? Understanding resistance to change through the lens of activity theory. Computers & Education 50(2), 475-490.

Burge, R. (2008). Ready, set, change. Industrial Engineer, 40(10), 35–39.

Ford, J. D., & Ford, L. W. (2009). Decoding resistance to change. Harvard Business Review, 87(4), 99–103.

Ford, J. D., Ford, L. W., & D'Amelio, A. (2008). Resistance to change: The rest of the story. Academy of Management Review, 33(2), 362–377.

Gandz, J. (2008). On leadership: Cherish the resistors. Ivey Business Journal, 72(4), 1, 3.

Garza Mitchell, R. L. (2009). Online education and organizational change. Community College Review, 37(1), 81–101.

Guarasci, R., & Lieberman, D. (2009). Sustaining transformation: Resiliency in hard times. Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 41(6), 24–31.

Gullickson, B. R. (2009). Working with resistance. Strategic Finance, 90(8), 8–10.

Gumusluoglu, L., & Ilsev, A. (2009). Transformational leadership, creativity, and organizational innovation. Journal of Business Research, 62(4), 461–473.

Iyer, B. and Davenport, T.H. (2008, April 1). Reverse Engineering: Google’s Innovation Machine. Harvard Business Review, 86(4), 58-68.

Jaskyte, K., & Kisieliene, A. (2006). Organizational Innovation: A comparison of nonprofit human-service organizations in Lithuania and the United States. International Social Work, 29(2), 165-176.

Kim, W. C., & Mauborgne, R. (2003). Tipping point leadership. Harvard Business Review, 81(4), 60–69.

McNulty, E., Calcidise, K., Benton, D., Cohen, D. S., & Aversano, N. (2002). Welcome aboard (But don’t change a thing). Harvard Business Review, 80(10), 32–40.

Michelman, P. (2007). Overcoming resistance to change. Harvard Management Update, 12(7), 3–4.

Padgaonkar, A. (2007). Fostering innovation. Leadership Excellence, 24(5), 15.

Zell, D. (2003). Organizational change as a process of death, dying, and rebirth. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 39(1), 73–96.

Other Readings

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