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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (91 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Michael Fullan Narrator: Erik Synnestvedt Publisher: Gildan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2008 ISBN: 9781596592483
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It is commonly acknowledged that successful organizations adjust quickly and intelligently to shifts in consumer tastes, political climate, and economic opportunity. But how are some able to succeed at change while so many others fail?

Drawing on his acclaimed work in bringing about large-scale and substantial change in education reform in both public school systems and universities, as well as engaging in major change initiatives internationally, Michael Fullan lays out the key factors that allow an organization to sustain meaningful change and explores essential lessons for business and public sector leaders for surviving and thriving in today's complex environment.

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Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dave Moyer | 10/18/2013

    " Fullan is the master of this genre and this is another great effort. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Janet | 3/17/2013

    " Very useful and concise, but found the author's tone of voice(I listened to this on CD) reallllly boring! Would have been better off reading in print. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Zinnia Bayardo | 2/22/2013

    " Great book for school leaders to read and implement! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 David Fox | 1/29/2013

    " One of the better grad school books. It was like a poor man's Gladwell... like really poor. But, quick. So, that's good. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Wan Eng | 1/5/2013

    " Always enjoy Fullan's works. Thoughtful, different and deep. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ryan | 12/17/2012

    " Excellent book to impliment theory strategies for managers "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Jeanie | 12/7/2012

    " Some publisher told this author to "expound on it!" and so he did, turning what should have been a 4 page essay into a 250 page book. Not worth it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Theresa | 11/6/2012

    " Good book to jump start conversations with leaders about change - is helping me set my summer goals. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Chris Ross | 5/11/2012

    " A pretty good book with some concrete ideas on how to implement change in life and in business. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Anthony | 10/28/2011

    " Fantastic book! If you are a leader in any capacity, this book will be a helpful tool in your decision-making. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ed | 5/25/2011

    " If you are familiar with Fullan, this is yet another wonderful text on navigating change in an effective manner within your organization. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jay Salikin | 2/25/2011

    " It all seems like common sense once you read it! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Janet | 12/2/2010

    " Very useful and concise, but found the author's tone of voice(I listened to this on CD) reallllly boring! Would have been better off reading in print. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Anthony | 11/2/2010

    " Fantastic book! If you are a leader in any capacity, this book will be a helpful tool in your decision-making. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dave | 7/5/2010

    " Fullan is the master of this genre and this is another great effort. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jay | 3/5/2010

    " It all seems like common sense once you read it! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Jeanie | 2/1/2010

    " Some publisher told this author to "expound on it!" and so he did, turning what should have been a 4 page essay into a 250 page book. Not worth it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ed | 11/10/2009

    " If you are familiar with Fullan, this is yet another wonderful text on navigating change in an effective manner within your organization. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Theresa | 7/11/2009

    " Good book to jump start conversations with leaders about change - is helping me set my summer goals. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Ms. Nimz | 5/14/2009

    " This wasn't written very well. Most of the ideas aren't clear.

    One idea that was clear, and made me think deeply was being right without being righteous. I think that is worth pondering. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ryan | 11/5/2008

    " Excellent book to impliment theory strategies for managers "

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About the Author

Michael Fullan, Order of Canada, is a professor emeritus at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. He consults with leaders of education systems worldwide and is the award-winning author of more than thirty books, including Leading in a Culture of Change, The Six Secrets of Change, Change Leader, and The Principal.

About the Narrator

Erik Synnestvedt has recorded nearly two hundred audiobooks for trade publishers as well as for the Library of Congress Talking Books for the Blind program. They include The Day We Found the Universe by Marcia Bartusiak, A Game as Old as Empire edited by Steven Hiatt, and Twitter Power by Joel Comm.