5th Reason for Resistance to Change: Over Protectiveness of the Status Quo

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5th Reason for Resistance to Change: Over Protectiveness of the Status Quo
Robin Chapman, Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
I am managing a change program for a voluntary organisation for people with learning disabilities whose over caring attitude has developed over decades. The necessary change needs to happen for the organisation's survival.
I think there is a 5th reason for the resistance to change. Something around over protectiveness of the status quo....Sign up

Included in Low Tolerance?
David Wilson, Manager, Canada, Premium Member
Many people take the view that if the organization is working, so why change it? These people and their organizations will resist change if they see t...Sign up

There's a Need to Identify with the Change
thelma g aranda, Professor, Mexico, Member
When a company wants to implement some change or a new system, the project leader should first work for human resources to see the benefits we will ge...Sign up

Strong Protectiveness of Status Quo
Zuzana Daniello, Member
I agree with all your comments... But I'm not really sure how to realize change in a situation where it is announced from the top and the workload inc...Sign up

Reduce Resistance by Preparing for Change
David Wilson, Manager, Canada, Premium Member
Organizations should examine their change readiness prior to any organizational change. You may want to review "Leading Change" by John Kotter ...Sign up

Over Protectiveness of the Status Quo: a 5th Category of Resistance?
Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
@David Wilson: I agree with Robin Chapman that there can be situations where people honestly perceive and believe th...Sign up

Change - the 5th Dimension
David Wilson, Manager, Canada, Premium Member
Hi Jaap:
I agree with you and Robin that employee suggestions and recommendations (e.g., concerns) should be treated seriously. If people are not...Sign up


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