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Unformatted text preview: change; anchor new approaches in the culture (Kinicki, & Kreitner, 2009, p. 408). The Eleven Reasons Employees Resist Change are an individuals predisposition toward change, surprise and fear of the unknown, climate of mistrust, fear of failure, loss of status and/or job security, peer pressure, disruption of cultural traditions and /or group relations, personality conflicts, lack of tact and/or poor timing, nonreinforcing rewards systems, and past success. Each individual has a emotional or behavioral response to real or imagined work changes which is resistance to change. These eleven reasons are how they may be manifested. (Kinicki, & Kreitner, 2009, p. 411-413). References Kinicki, A., & Kreitner, R. (2009). Organizational behavior: Key concepts, skills, and best practices (4th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill Irwin...
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