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Effective Ways to Overcome Resistance to Change
Every individual needs to adapt to the changes around him, or he will perish.
Let’s have a look at the causes that make change management a ubiquitous phenomenon.
Sources (Forces) of Change
Types of Forces External Internal
The forces that are created outside the periphery of an organization External Forces:
External Forces include: Demographic Characteristics Technological Advancements Social Change Political Affairs
Internal Forces: These have a far-reaching effect.
Internal Forces includes: Human resources problems Managerial decisions
Can these forces be ignored? No
Need for change
Provides opportunity for growth
Helps to promote flexibility
Helps to develop strategic planning
Resistance to change
It is the inborn instinct of any individual to maintain his status quo and be reluctant to move away from it.
What are the causes that lead to resistance to change?
Fear of failure
Come out of your comfort zone by inculcating new habits
Failure to see the big picture
Reluctant to accept the new system of control
Concern about support system
Not being pragmatic with a close-minded approach
Lack of faith
Unwillingness to learn or develop new ideas
Fear of personal impact
Fear of uncertain outcome
Managing resistance to change is an important issue for managers
Tips for overcoming resistance to change
Emphasis on the vision and mission statement
Need for change
Empower your employees
Address Employee Anxiety
Assure support and guidance
Back up assurance with training
Always become a solution provider
“Everybody has accepted by now that change is unavoidable. But that still implies that change is like death and taxes should be postponed as long as possible and no change would be vastly preferable. But in a period of upheaval, such as the one we are living in, change is the norm." --Peter F. Drucker
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