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. (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  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 the status quo as working. You need to show them why change is necessary. If you cannot convince senior executives and a core group of employees (15% or more of the organization), the change will probably fail. I see this issue as being covered by reason number three.

  There's a Need to Identify with the Change
thelma g aranda
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  Strong Protectiveness of Status Quo
Zuzana Daniello, Member
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  Reduce Resistance by Preparing for Change
David Wilson, Manager, Canada, Premium Member
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  Over Protectiveness of the Status Quo: a 5th Category of Resistance?
Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
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  Change - the 5th Dimension
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Six Change Approaches
Summary
Forum
Everyone is Part in Change
Change Leadership AND Change Management: 2 Parts of the Same Whole
🔥Organizational Ideology as a Change Approach
Best Practices
🥇Why Communication is Crucial in Change Processes
🥈Dealing with Resistance to Change
5th Reason for Resistance to Change: Over Protectiveness of the Status Quo
Manage Change Like a Salesman
First Values and Culture
Resistance to Change Types
Change Ability is a Core Competence
Expansion (Change) in Business Focus
Participatory Approaches Towards Taking on Change
Using Change Approaches for Post-election Violence
Combining Kotter's Change Approaches?
Diversity and Inclusion
Trust, change and management
Displacement Through Change
Approach #7 to Deal with Resistance
Change Dynamics of People Being in the Organization for a Long Time
First the Rational and Hard Factors
Kotter Change Model and ADKAR Model
Resistance to Change not Just Self-Interest
The Origin of Resistance to Change
Why *assume* they are wrong and we are right?
Mention Change in Introduction Training


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