Appendix D

Suggested Further Research and Readings

The citations used in this book are valuable resources for adding to your knowledge. The following suggested resources are intended as specific additions to consider for those risk-oriented professionals looking for more information about several of the topics covered in the book. A professional that is serious about life-long learning commits time and resources to regular learning activities. Reading is one of the best learning activities available to a professional.

Professional Organizations

Author's Note: I maintain the highest certifications from ASIS International and Disaster Recovery Institute International, and I am a firm supporter of their value to industry professionals. While I do not have professional certifications through the other organizations listed, I support their value to our change management community.

ASIS International

ASIS International is a global community of security practitioners. ASIS offers educational programs, thought leadership in a variety of risk-oriented topics, and professional certifications focusing on security management, physical security, and investigations. ASIS is also known for developing many ANSI-approved standards on organizational resilience, risk, business continuity, and numerous security-related topics. Anyone interested in security should visit the ASIS homepage and consider membership. The home page for ASIS can be found at https://

Association of Change Management Professionals

The Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP) is an organization dedicated to promoting change management practices for broad-based organizational professionals. The home page for ACMP can be found at

Disaster Recovery Institute International

Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI International) is the largest nonprofit organization focusing on business continuity, disaster recovery, cyber resilience, and other related topics through education programs and certifications. DRI International is a thought leader in the overarching fields of business continuity and disaster recovery. DRI is a highly respected organization; the professional practices document is an excellent resource for anyone involved in business continuity. The home page for DRI can be found at

Project Management Institute

The Project Management Institute (PMI) is the premier organization for information about project management practices. PMI maintains a valuable source of project knowledge; the Project Management Body of Knowledge is a must-have for anyone involved in project management. The home page for PMI can be found at

Change Management References

Busby, N. (2017). The shape of change: A guide to planning, implementing and embedding organizational change. New York, NY: Routledge.

Coughlan, D. & Rashford, N. (2006). Organizational change and strategy: An interlevel dynamics approach. New York, NY: Routledge.

Hayes, J. (2014). The theory and practice of change management (4th ed.). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hollman, R, Devane, T., & Cady, S. (Eds.). (2007). The change handbook: The definitive resource on today's best methods for engaging whole systems (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Berrett Koehler.

Kotter, J. P. (2012). Leading change. Boston, MA: Harvard Business Review Press. Senge, P. (2006). The fifth discipline: The art and practice of the learning organization. New York, NY: Doubleday.

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