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Change Management

Resistance to change is an obstacle organizations have been attempting to overcome for decades. However, as managers we realize that change is both necessary and inevitable for business growth. Yet, employees only seem to consider how it impacts them, such as different way of doing things, more work, layoffs, etc. As managers, how can we convey the importance and significance of change and avoid resistance as we attempt to do so?

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What a manager needs to do in order to avoid resistance to change is important. First, a person needs to provide at least a two years notice in preparing his or her employees for the change. This means getting their input before it actually happens as well as the fact that letting them know what is going to ...

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This solution provided ways in which managers can convey the importance and significance of change and aovid resistance through this process.