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Real problems that may underlie employee resistance to change

Employee resistance to organizational change initiatives is a symptom, not a problem. What are some of the real problems that may underlie employee resistance to change? How do organizations create an atmosphere whereby employee resistance is reduced and/or eliminated?

Research has shown that organizations are more likely to succeed when they have an adaptive culture. What can an organization do to foster an adaptive culture?

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Employee resistance to organizational change initiatives is a symptom, not a problem. What are some of the real problems that may underlie employee resistance to change?

Some reasons that employees might resist change might include:

a. The fear that if the organization changes, so will the duties of the employee.
b. The fear of losing their job
c. The fear of new management
d. The comfort level that an employee feels with the current state of the business
e. May become disruptive in the employee's lives if ...

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The solution discusses real problems that may underlie employee resistance to change.

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