As a leader, how might you overcome your own felt resistance to a change from above and act as a role model for implementing the change?
Leaders also have a tendency to resist change.
A leaders can become a change agent by embodying the changes that the organization seeks to implement. The role of a change agent is to seek ways of using their influence to affect the acceptance of others towards new policies.
Leaders need to understand the purpose and intentions of the implemented policies to overcome their resistance towards change. Leaders act as change agents when they can manage their emotions and enable others to appreciate the values of promoted changes.