Steps for overcoming opposition

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Steps for overcoming opposition To implement planned change effectively, managers must understand how to overcome resistance to  change, why change efforts fail, and what techniques they can use to modify behavior. Managers  can use two approaches to change attitudes and behaviors at the individual level: the three-step  approach and force-field analysis. The process of change has been characterized as having three basic stages: unfreezing, changing,  and refreezing. 1. Unfreezing.  This step involves developing an initial awareness of the need for  change and the forces supporting and resisting change. Because most people and  organizations prefer stability and the perpetuation of the status quo, a successful change  process must overcome the status quo by unfreezing old behaviors, processes, or structure. 
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