John Kotter

Professor (Emeritus) Harvard Business School, World Renowned Thought Leader on Change Management and Leadership

John Kotter is the author of seventeen books, a collection that has given him more honors and awards than any other writer on the topics of leadership and change. In addition to A Sense of Urgency ; Our Iceberg Is Melting and Leading Change, Professor Kotter is the author of: The Heart of Change; John P. Kotter on What leaders Really Do; Matsushita Leadership; The New Rules; Corporate Culture and Performance; A Force for Change; The Leadership Factor; Power and Influence; The General Managers; and five other books published in the 1970s. John Kotter’s books have been printed in over 120 foreign language editions, and total sales exceed two million copies.

In his work, A Sense of Urgency, John Kotter shows what a true sense of urgency in an organization actually is, why it is becoming an exceptionally important asset and how it can be created and sustained within organizations. John Kotter’s international bestseller Leading Change—which outlined an actionable, eight-step process for implementing successful transformations—has become the change bible for managers around the world. Our Iceberg Is Melting, the New York Times bestseller, puts the eight-step process within an allegory, making it accessible to the broad range of people needed to effect major organizational transformations. In 2001, Business Week magazine rated John Kotter the #1 “leadership guru” in America based on a survey of over 500 enterprises.

The eight steps of successful change
Leading bold change
The heart of change
Our Iceberg is melting

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