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Running head:FINAL EXAMM8A1 Final ExaminationChange ManagementExcelsior College BUS 55415 December 20171
FINAL EXAMFinal ExamThe purpose of this paper is to analyze the reasons organizations resist change, andpresent one strategy an organization should consider to reduce the organization's resistance tochange.Many companies resist changes for many different reasons, being the loss of status orjob security in the organization, non-reinforcing reward systems, surprise and fear of theunknown, and peer pressure.Even though companies resist change, there are many ways toreduce the organization resistance to change.Resistance to changeMany companies resist change because managers or leaders at the top positions resist thechange.Managers and other employees that have been in a position for a period of time usuallyget comfortable in that position.When it is time for a change to take place within the workplaceemployees and managers will resist administrative and technical changes because it could resultin their role being removed or reduced.Instead of them looking at the change as a positive move

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