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Reasons and Motives to Resist Change
Marten van der Zee, Analyst, Netherlands, Member
I'm trying to collect a list of all motives for resistance to change by employees. Henk Kleijn and Fred Rorink in their book 'Change management' indicate that there are multiple psychological motives for showing resistance by employees or managers during a 'change': 1. FEARS (I don't know if I can handle in practice...) 2. GUILT (I can't do that to my colleagues... (to cooperate) 3. ALIENATION (The change can't replace me...) 4. PERSONAL DISADVANTAGE (Financially I'm going to receive less than before...) 5. NEED (The change does not correspond with what I want) 6. THREAT (Due to the change, my position in the company gets weaker...) 7. DOUBTS (I don't know what risks are involved...) Any further suggestions / improvements? (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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Change Management (Iceberg)
Summary
Forum
🔥Dealing with Toxic Employees
Achieving Change at the Individual Level
Why You should Embrace Change
Best Practices
Reasons and Motives to Resist Change
🥈The ADKAR model by Prosci
🥉How to Make Employees LOVE Change?
What are the Reasons for Change?
Hidden Resistance to Change
Bad Change Management Examples
Transparancy Needed in Change Management
Is it Possible to Manage Change If the Right Approaches Are NOT Used?
What Leadership Style Reduces Resistance?
What Punishment for Unwilling Employees?
6 Images of Managing Change (Palmer, Dunford and Akin)
My Way to Deal with Resistance to Change
Dealing with Change is Not Always Problematic
Engage the Opponents
Types of Change and Corresponding Resistance Levels
Automatic Defense Mechanisms to Change
Avoiding Resistance to Change
Characteristics of Organizations That are Open to Change
Managing Change is in the Essence of Management
Categories of People Involved in Change
Create Involvement and Communicate the Strategic Need to Change
Good Change Management Examples
Human Factors in Change Management
Overcoming Resistance? The Rapid Results Method by Schaffer
Change is Most of the Times Selfish
Communicating Change to Top Management
Ethics in Change Management
Managing the Change Within Oneself
Who Moved my Cheese?
Equilibrium of System


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