A Teaching Topic in Leadership
This teaching topic deals with concepts and techniques for initiating and sustaining changes in individual behaviour and institutional operations to achieve public purposes.
Recommended Reading (Harvard MLD-110A)
Winning Hearts and Minds: Reforming the Providence School District ]
Edgar Schein, chapter 14, How Leaders Embed and Transmit Culture (pp. 235- 257) in Organizational Culture and Leadership (fourth edition) Jossey Bass, 2010
Harvard Business School, Principles of Effective Persuasion, HBS note 9-497-059
John P. Kotter, "Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail"
HBS Press, excerpt, chapter 2, Motivation: The Not So Secret Ingredient, pp. 1-20 (HBS note 7386BC), 2006
Dan Ciampa and Michael Watkins, Right from the Start , Getting Oriented, pp. 121-139, HBS press 1999
Organizational Alignment: The 7-S Model," Harvard Business School Note 9-497-045, 1996
Children’s Hospital and Clinics (A), HBS case 9-302-050
Anita Tucker, Amy Edmondson, Why Hospitals Don’t Learn From Failure: Organizational and Psychological Dynamics that Inhibit System Change, California Management Review, vol. 45, no. 2, Winter 2003
Lawrence Rothstein, The Empowerment Effort That Came Undone , HBR case and commentary (reprint 95111)
The World Food Programme During the Global Food Crisis, HBS Case 9-709-024
Karl Weick and Robert Quinn, Organizational Change and Development, Annual Review of Psychology, 50:361-386, 1999
Source: MLD-110 Syllabus, Peter Zimmerman, http://www.hks.harvard.edu/syllabus/MLD-110A.pdf (accessed 11 February 2013).