This is the professional body for those involved in HR, Personnel and the management and development of people.
I found their information on change strategies, change models and strategic thinking and leadership particularly interesting and informative.
Also, based on their own experience and research, the issues they highlight are very similar to the ones that I have identified in this site, namely: lack of "joined up" thinking, absence of programme and project managment skills, poor leadership and poor communication leading to resistance to the content and process of change.
The Free Management Library is an excellent site that provides easy-to-access, clutter-free, comprehensive resources regarding strategic thinking and leadership and management.
Free Management Library - Strategic Planning is hosted by Carter McNamara, MBA, PhD Authenticity Consulting, LLC, co-founder, who is an internationally recognized expert in using peer coaching groups (Action Learning) methods to facilitate learning and organizational change.
Here are 3 excellent reports, the first outlines good principles for change management and the second and third reports offer current strategic thinking and leadership ideas re the current economic climate.
Booz & Company - 10 Principles of Change Management
Booz & Company - Rethink Your Strategy
Booz & Company - 7 Ways Forward
Thinking Managers - The two contributing editors are Robert Heller and Edward de Bono, two of the leading creative thinkers in management today, and they are building a free business and management library for all thinking managers...
Thinking Managers - Strategic Management
The Strategic Planning Society [SPS] fosters and promotes research and best practice in strategic thought and action. The
Strategic Planning Society
undertake to create a link between the academic and practitioner worlds of strategy by keeping strategists up-to-date with developments in strategy-related research and practice.
Change and Survive
- an example of their excellent resource.
Skullworks is the brainchild of Fred Nickols, Managing Partner of Distance Consulting.
contains many informative and indepth articles and studies on Strategy and Organization Development and a range of other management subjects.
To navigate I suggest you take a look at the featured article Change Management in Hard Times on the Home Page, then click on Articles on the tool bar to access the main resources.
Fred is an interesting man with a refreshing perspective that is well expressed.
Strategic leadership questions to ask yourself in planning your change initiative
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