It isn't the changes that do you in -- A test case -- How to get people to let go -- Leading people through the neutral zone -- Launching a new beginning -- Transition, development, and renewal -- How to deal with nonstop change -- A practice case. The job of managing workplace change can be difficult; managed poorly, the result can be disastrous to the morale and stability of the staff. William Bridges explains that successful organizational change takes place when employees have a clear purpose, a plan for, and a part to play in their changing surroundings. Directed at managers on all rungs of the proverbial corporate ladder, this expanded edition provides practical, step-by-step strategies for minimizing the disruptions caused by workplace change. --from publisher description.