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.


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”.

Dynamics in Organizations

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.

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.