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Unformatted text preview: There are several reasons that people will resist change, I will talk about the one that I am most familiar with which is Dislike of Change. Dislike of Change some people will perceive that the change is not a good idea based on the old perceptions that things were working fine. This could be case of the manager or the one directing the change not selling the idea of the change to the people. If you make the people that are directly affected by the change understand why the change is needed, then there will be a greater likelihood for success. Our text kind of explains this as people who have change imposed upon them will likely express negative emotions towards the change. This dislike of change can be swapped for support if you can sell the idea to the individual. For example using the list on page 161 you have several great selling points to tailor to the individuals like Security, Money, Authority, Status/prestige, Responsibility, Better working conditions, Self- satisfaction,...
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- Fall '11