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28 Important and Dangerous Causes of Resistance to Change

28 Causes of Resistance to Change

Managing resistance to change is essential to the success of all change efforts in each company. Dealing with resistance largely depends on your ability to recognize the real sources or causes of resistance to change.

Organizational change is an activity of transformation or modification of something in your organizational system. This activity’s primary purpose is to improve your business performance. You can’t find a person who would like to implement change if that change process brings results with which the organization will become worse or there will not be any improvements.

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28 Factors That Causes Resistance to Change: Reference List

In 2005 and 2006 I’ve made research of factors or sources that causes resistance to change. The research was made first theoretically studying of different literature sources, and then practically interviewing 80 managers on all managerial levels.

The results of the research was 28 different factors that cause resistance to change identified. That factors you can find in the post titled as Resistance to Organizational Change.

Because too many readers ask from me to give them a list of the literature resources that I’ve used as a basis to find that factors I want to share them here.

optimal level of resistance to change

Optimal Level of Resistance to Change

When it comes to organizational change and implementation of the organizational change process, we can’t talk without resistance to change.

In my research, I was found that there are 28 different factors that cause resistance to change. We need to escape or solve some of them before starting with the process. However, there are some of the factors that we need because, with them, we can improve our process.

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How to Implement Organizational Changes in Your Business?

How can you implement organizational changes in your company?

You know that changes must be in place everyday, if you want to build really successful business, or to sustain one step ahead of your competition.

You know that your customers make a pressure on you and your company to be better today than yesterday, and better tomorrow than today.

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Don’t Do These 6 Things When You Plan Changes in Your Business

One of the most important and never-ending processes in each organizational system like a business is the organizational change process.

As an entrepreneur your job is to solve problems, both internal and external. Internal problems closely related to your business, and everything inside the company, and external problems related to your target market, customers and everything outside your company. Yes, you are problem solver.

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Organizational Change Process – Why You Need It?

We leave in time when the change is something must have in each businesses. On the other hand the pressure from the environment push entrepreneurs to always work on finding the better ways to improve their business. Improvements needs changes.

Everyday when you come to the work you think about possible improvements that you need to implement. That’s the change processes. Sometimes small improvements in small period of time, sometimes big projects in longer period of time that can have big improvements in your everyday business operations.