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Change resistance

In your own words, please answer the following: there are many sources for change resistance. In organization, which is the most common? Give a hypothetical example.

Do you think this is the most common generally? Why do you think this is common?

Describe how one would overcome the resistance. (Provide specific steps or ideas. Indicate how one would apply this to the hypothetical example above.)

Which source of resistance does one think is the hardest for management to deal with? Provide reasons for believing this. (It does not have to be the same as in the hypothetical example.)

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In organizations, lack of education/knowledge among the employees is the most common source of resistance to change. It is primarily due to lack of knowledge and previous education that other sources of resistance, such as fear of performing well, fear of understanding the new concepts, apprehensions about the new processes, etc. arise among the employees. Education and knowledge clarifies lot of doubts and make people more flexible, open-minded and adaptable to various situations and changes.

For example, let us suppose that a new ERP system has to be installed throughout the organization and all the individual applications, softwares and systems will be phased out due to ...

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In your own words, please answer the following: there are many sources for change resistance. In organization, which is the most common? Give a hypothetical example.

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