Resistance to Change not Just Self-Interest

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Resistance to Change not Just Self-Interest
The first factor in resistance, self interest, may be something less "toxic" and that is complacency (Editor: ~self-satisfaction). At first an individual isn't resistant to change, per se, but it simply doesn't occur to them. Comfort and complacency abound. Resistance occurs when it is perceived that the change agent is trying to take something away. More than resistance ensues, battle breaks out.

Resistance is Self Interest
Karen Correll
The statement that "resistance occurs when it is perceived that the change agent is trying to take something away", is based on self interest and fear...Sign up

Is Resistance to Change Self Interest?
While I agree with you, in my experience, people seek comfort and when they have comfort, they don't see a need to change. They are complacent not res...Sign up

Change Acceptance Depends also Upon the Track Record in Previous Change Efforts of the Company
David Wilson, Manager, Canada, Premium Member
If a company has a poor record of managing change, there is a greater likelihood that the change will face more resistance from the different stakehol...Sign up

Resistance to the Status Quo Being Changed
Isaac E. Kruger, HRA, Management Consultant, South Africa, Member
I agree with Kathryn that people don't resist the CHANGE. Their reaction (resistance) is to the STATUS QUO being changed.
In organisations it is ...Sign up


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