John P. Kotter
A sense of urgency
John P. Kotter is internationally known and widely regarded as one of the leading experts on the topics of leadership and transformation.
John P. Kotter: Accelerate! The Evolution of the 21st Century Organization
John P. Kotter: Change Management vs. Change Leadership — What's the Difference?
Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail
Over the past decade, I have watched more than 100 companies try to remake themselves into significantly better competitors. These efforts have gone under many banners: total quality management, reengineering, rightsizing, restructuring, cultural change and turnaround. But, in almost every case, the basic goal has been the same: to make fundamental changes in how business is conducted in order to help cope with a new, more challenging market environment.