Regardless of what type of organization you work in, you can rely on the fact that change will happen at some point; be it change in business processes, regulations or technology.
Change is necessary in order to stay competitive and up-to-date, however with change often comes resistance from those affected. These reactions can often be misinterpreted by Management as an unwillingness to try something new. However, a number of factors which often cause resistance. These factors should be considered by those implementing the change and this, in turn, can help reduce the level of resistance.
The following infographic outlines seven common reasons why individuals may resist change. It also suggests ways for organizations and people responsible for implementing change, to overcome potential issues.
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