The Origin of Resistance to Change

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The Origin of Resistance to Change
Grace Oshun, Nigeria
It is my belief that resistance to change stems from fear and lack of information. When free-flow of information forms part of the policy of an organization, every worker is able to analyze available information objectively and this eliminates fear and suspicion. It also helps to eradicate rumor, thereby ensuring the success of that organization.

Paradigm shift
Hassanali Rassouli, Consultant, Iran
Adhering to old paradigms along with benefits (mostly personal) one believes is acquired by maintaining the present situation is the main source of resistance to change.

The Origin of Resistance to Change
Tiku Godwin Bissong, Nigeria
How do we manage a staff who had received lecture on how to overcome fear but they still display fear and incompetency in the office everyday.

Reasons for Resisting Change
Isaac E. Kruger, Management Consultant, South Africa
It can be painfully frustrating to see a manager resisting change, just because he/she feels threatened by the very change. Also the feeling of not being worthy or in control or even knowing that they are not capable enough, may also be a determining factor.

The Origin of Resistance to Change
Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
Go here to see a very comprehensive list of causes and motives to resist change.
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