Hidden Resistance to Change

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Alhassan Sulemana
Teacher, Ghana

Hidden Resistance to Change

It is very important to recognize that the most powerful resistance does NOT come from those who openly disagree with you. For such people you can easily ague it out with them and know where the process need to be fixed or maintained. The most powerful opponents are those who sit there and say nothing. They are the biggest challenge because you don't know where they are. All they do in meetings is to nod their heads in affirmative, saying OK, fine, good. However, they go back to their units and do nothing.

HR Consultant, Zambia

Dealing with Hidden Resistance to Change

Change is inevitable and it will always come with mixed feelings, embrace the resistance to change by welcoming all critics and embracing all those you feel are your opponents and those who disagree with you, be open, because they might have the best option.

  Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands

Dealing with Hidden Resistance to Change

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  Jagdish B Acharya
Consultant, India

Openness is the Key to Getting Acceptance by Opponents

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