"More than ever, leaders are expected to be the change agents oftheir organizations. Yet CEO turnover continues to rise andorganizations continue to struggle in their efforts to confront thefearsome adaptive challenges of the global age. Epic Changeis a path-breaking contribution to the study of leadership andorganizational change. Based on a landmark study of 53 cases oflarge-scale organizational change in business, healthcare,government, education, and the non-profit sector, acclaimed thoughtleader and researcher, Dr. Timothy R. Clark unveils the "PowerCurve of Change" framework and EPIC system for change management(Evaluate, Prepare, Implement, Consolidate) for leaders who arecharged to lead high-stakes change initiatives in theirorganizations. Epic Change presents a strategic-level roadmap, along with tactical level tools, for the every-day needs ofleaders who must respond to all types of adaptive challenge toremain competitive. It represents a comprehensive, research-basedprogram for leaders who want to develop the indispensablecompetency of leading change in a permanently and profoundlydifferent age. Change rarely fails for lack of strategy--Clark shows thatonly the discretionary efforts of people can make changehappen--and this requires leadership and energy management.The Epic Change approach has been successfully field-testedwith leaders at all levels and in organizations around the world.This important resource provides leaders new research-based toolsto increase and sustain the energy of any change effort."