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Slight wave, edge wear, large crease to top corner. 1988 Large Softcover. 232 pp. With over ninety percent of new material, the author has changed the approach of his text to a more readable and practical direction, to be of use to both academics and managers/administrators. The nine chapters explore various information, learning and development strategies for proactively managing and mastering the challenge of change; using open systems thinking and managing; the development of an active learning model to increase personal and organizational effectiveness; stimulating creativity for innovation; self-management strategies for behavioral change, increasing motivation, reaching goals, and learning actively over a lifetime; wellness and stress; organizational health promotion; the challenges of leadership; managing corporate culture; and the uses of human resources management/ development strategies for mastering the future challenges of change. CONTENTS: Preface; 1. The Challenge of Change; 2. The Open System; 3. A Framework for Active Learning; 4. Stimulating Creative Thinking for Innovation; 5. Self-Management, Part 1: Managing Behavior, Time and Other Priorities; 6. Self-Management, Part 2: Wellness and Stress; 7. Organizational Health Promotion; 8. The Leadership Challenge: Managing Culture 9. Human Resources: Meeting The Challenges of Change; References; Index.