My professional ambition is to share inspiration, knowledge and experience about organizational change and transformational leadership to contribute to the success of leaders and change agents in realizing successful changes in their own organizations and their professional lives. This site supports this ambition by sharing a rich collection of presentations and publications. This ambition should also offer the opportunity to exchange experiences. You can share experiences on the Blog page.

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Engagements

The next months, I have some exciting meetings and appearances. Below you can see for whom and where.

15-20 January 2018 (Barcelona)
Excellent Consulting
Master of International Management
Esade Business & Law School

February – April 2018 (Barcelona)
Global Management Practice
CEMS International Management
Esade Business & Law School

28 February – 3 March 2018 (Barcelona)
Organizational and professional development
Executive MBA
Esade Business & Law School

7-10 March 2018 (Madrid)
Organizational and professional development
Executive MBA
Esade Business & Law School

20 maart 2018 (Driebergen)
Samenspel in veranderen
Veranderdynamiek
Managementboek Academy

20 April 2018
Leiders in cultuurverandering
Organisatiecultuur en gedrag
Focus Conferences

20 april 2018 (Den Haag)
Leiders die aan de toekomst bouwen
Master of Public Administration
Nederlandse School voor Openbaar Bestuur

24 April 2018 (Rotterdam)
Context maken en impact hebben
Master Innovatie in Maatschappelijke Organisaties
Hogeschool Rotterdam

17 mei 2018 (Brussels)
Transformational Leadership
The Grand Tour in Leadership
Global Business Management

30-31 Mei 2018 (Den Haag)
Veranderingen in openbaar bestuur
Interdepartementale managementleergang
Nederlandse School voor Openbaar Bestuur

6-10 Juni 2018 (Colombia)
Leadership in Segregated Societies
International Action Learning Group
Pearls in Policing Conference

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Cultural change and leadership

In September 2015 the English title Change Management Adventures was published. I am very happy with this publication, which is full of inspirations, practical advices and ways to realize successful change in organizations. The book contains 28 stories about the practice of organizational change with reflections on the change process and the role of the change agent.

 

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Cultural change and leadership

In February 2013 the English title Cultural Change and Leadership in Organizations was published. I am very happy with this publication, which is full of conceptual material, inspiring examples and concrete intervention to realize successful strategic and cultural change in organizations.

Alfons Sauguet, Dean of ESADE Business School: “There is some unique quality in the way Jaap Boonstra has succeeded in bringing together a very rich set of experiences and recreate them against a background of sound ideas and concepts. This book offers inspiration that turns into practical cues for those wanting to manage and change the subtle threads of organizational culture”.

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Dynamics in Organizations

Dynamics of Organizational Change and Learning - Jaap Boonstra

Dynamics of Organizational Change and Learning is an academic handbook for people who are willing to take a deep dive into the dynamics of organizational change and development. Well known scholars contributed to this handbook, like  Karl Weick, Robert Quinn, Chris Argyris, Thomas Cummings, Alfons Sauquet, Alice Lam, Gary Yukl, Chris Clegg and many others. This book was awarded a prize by a Dutch association for professionals in organizational science and change management.

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Intervening and changing

Intervening and changing offers new perspectives on intervening and organizational change. It offers an overview of paradoxes and tensions in the field of organizational change and presents interventions that are based in social constructionism and social interaction theory. This book is the first comprehensive guide to offer successful new ways of organizationals to apply global thinking and democratic values to achieve innovations.

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