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Pegasus: how to manage employee resistance to change including possible layoffs.

Details: You anticipate a great deal of resistance to change from the employees of Pegasus, especially if there are layoffs involved. You and the HRD group must first identify the emotional factors of change and then present a plan to address these issues to the company in an "all-hands" meeting. You must consider the overall culture of the organization as well as all the subcultures.

Individual Portion: Research how people react to change, both positive and negative. If possible, interview family and friends who have experienced substantial change in their lives. Be sure to cite your sources using APA guidelines.
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Group Portion: Prepare a presentation for Pegasus senior management, focusing on anticipated employee reactions to organizational change, including the possibility of layoffs. Propose an action plan to address these reactions. Note: it would be helpful if you also present the financial impact of emotional reactions to change so your audience "buys in" to any proposed investments of time or money.

? Explore emotional and organizational issues related to the implementation of change
? Establish a foundation for developing the skills necessary to manage change in the organization

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Details: You anticipate a great deal of resistance to change from the employees of Pegasus, especially if there are layoffs involved. You and the HRD group must first identify the emotional factors of change and then present a plan to address these issues to the company in an "all-hands" meeting. You must consider the overall culture of the organization as well as all the subcultures.

Individual Portion: Research how people react to change, both positive and negative. If possible, interview family and friends who have experienced substantial change in their lives. Be sure to cite your sources using APA guidelines.
Please add your file.

Group Portion: Prepare a presentation for Pegasus senior management, focusing on anticipated employee reactions to organizational change, including the possibility of layoffs. Propose an action plan to address these reactions. Note: it would be helpful if you also present the financial impact of emotional reactions to change so your audience "buys in" to any proposed investments of time or money. anger

? Explore emotional and organizational issues related to the implementation of change
? Establish a foundation for developing the skills necessary to manage change in the organization

There are different ways in which employees react to change. There might be positive thoughts based on the belief that the change will bring forth new opportunities for the employee. This will lead to positive effects like increased enthusiasm towards the teams that have been formed and positive attitudes towards work. On the other hand there may be reluctance to accept the change because the employees are not yet ready for the change. There may be employee reactions based on emotional factors anger, antagonism, worries and frustration.

First, the employee reactions that are positive are triggered by the ...

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The cited solution presents possible solutions for dealing with negative attitudes as a result of organizational changes. The solution lists suggestions and ideas in eight paragraphs for how to interject positive ideas and how to involve employees in the change process. There is also a Powerpoint presentation attached.

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