Thinking 15 - will not be able to adopt the new behaviors...

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TAO GUO MHR 318 6-7:50PM(MW) CH15-Critical Thinking #3: In my personal experience, I think there are six main reasons why employees resist change. The following reasons explain the real problems that employees experience and are concerned about with change processes. Direct costs. Resistance may be a symptom that underlies employee job security concerns or fears the change may affect their career development potential. Saving face, When change involves implementing a decision that was not recommended by an individual, the individual may try to “prove” that the decision was wrong or that the person encouraging change is incompetent. Fear of the unknown. People resist change because they are worried they
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Unformatted text preview: will not be able to adopt the new behaviors required. Breaking routines. People do not want to give up their comfort zones and daily routines that provide predictability. Incongruent organizational systems. Organizational systems may actually be discouraging employees from adopting new ways. For example, the organizations reward, selection, training and other control systems may be causing employees to maintain the status quo. Incongruent team dynamics. Team norms may conflict with the desired change and consequently reinforce conformity to the status quo....
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