Change Management Research Leader Prosci Releases Third Edition of Employee’s Survival Guide to Change
LOVELAND, Colo., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Organizations are experiencing change at an ever-increasing rate; as an employee, it can be difficult to navigate these changing tides. Today’s release of the third edition of Employee’s Survival Guide to Change provides employees with the tools to succeed during organizational change. This latest text from Prosci, the leader in change management research, contains practical information and real-life examples gathered from years of research with hundreds of organizations.
“An easy, quick read, the Employee’s Survival Guide to Change is good advice for anyone working in the ever-changing, chaotic environment we now call ‘business as usual,’” says Carol Kinsey Goman, author of This isn’t the Company I Joined.
Successful change is a result of many individuals choosing to participate in and work toward the desired state together. Industry-leading organizations are using the Employee’s Survival Guide to Change book to engage with employees and empower them to succeed during change. Iris Perez of Pearson confirms the result of using Employee’s Survival Guide to Change: “I love this book. Short, sweet and to the point. It gives employees information about how they can opt in, it gives them the power of choice and tells them what actions they can take to make the change easier. It also gives them language and a way to talk with their manager and others about change.”
Written to speak directly to employees, this book answers frequently asked questions to provide an understanding about why change is happening and how to control it. Employees learn that the decisions they make throughout the change process have a direct impact on their own success during the transition, how they perform and how they are perceived at work. The newest revision of the Survival Guide provides practical examples of actions employees can take to be successful, respected leaders among their peers and managers. Madeleine Ashe of Vanguard Communications Corporation proclaims, “A much needed addition to every employee’s toolbox! The first thing to reach for when faced with change. It’s like hiring a ‘personal coach’ at a fraction of the cost.”
The Employee’s Survival Guide to Change helps employees become participants in change rather than victims or targets of change. Employees now can take control and discover how to survive and thrive in today’s changing workplace. This book is available from Prosci at http://www.change-management.com/survival-guide.htm.
Formed in 1994, Prosci is the world leader in change management research, developing tools that enable organizations to manage the people side of change. As a research company, Prosci has conducted seven longitudinal studies over the last fourteen years to create the most complete body of knowledge available in the change management field. Research participants include more than 2600 organizations from 65 countries since 1998, including many of the largest companies and government organizations worldwide.
Prosci sponsors the Change Management Learning Center at www.change-management.com. This online resource provides access to Prosci’s change management tools and a collection of tutorials, articles, and other change management resources. View Prosci’s company website at www.prosci.com.
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