Thursday, July 21, 2011

Resistance To Change

    People will resist change, but not because they are being contrary

  • For Employees :
    • Fear of the unknown ( Comfort with the current state) المرء عدو مايجهله
    • Fear of loss(lay- offs).
    • Fear of failure (Unsure if they had the skills needed for success in the future state)
    • Not aware of the business need for change.
    • Disruption of interpersonal skills.
    • Personality conflict.
    • Politics.
    • Cultural assumptions and values.
    • Believed they were being asked to do more with less, or do more for the same pay
  • For Managers :
    • Loss of power and control.
    • Overloaded with current responsibilities.