Sport Business academics publish new book: Philosophies of Organizational Change

Professor James Skinner, Professor Aaron CT Smith and Dr Daniel Read from the Institute for Sport Business have recently had a second edition of their book published by Edward Elgar Publishing.

Philosophies of Organizational Change: Perspectives, Models and Theories for Managing Change, is a revised and extended second edition evaluates the diverse approaches to organizational change that have defined the field. Explaining the assumptions and implications that accompany these diverse philosophies, this book demystifies the complexities of conflicting perspectives and delivers valuable insights into the research and practice of organizational change. The book examines twelve unique approaches to change and guides readers through the contradictory approaches to implementing change.

About the authors

Professor James Skinner is the Associate Dean for Teaching at Loughborough University London. James has conducted key research for national and international governing bodies, as well as professional sporting organisations and the Australian Sports Commission.

Professor Aaron CT Smith is Associate Dean for Enterprise at Loughborough University London and Professor of Sport Business with the Institute for Sport Business. Aaron’s work considers the intersections between sport’s economic and social dividends.

Dr Daniel Read is a Lecturer within the Institute for Sport Business. Dan’s research interests broadly focus on the impact of commercialisation on sport integrity, governance, and communications.

Find out more

To find out more about the Philosophies of Organizational Change: Perspectives, Models and Theories for Managing Change book, please visit the publisher’s website.

To find out more about the Institute for Sport Business, please visit the Institute’s webpage.