How to manage the 5 triggers of resistance to change

Psychologically, resistance to change is all to do with people feeling a loss of control. But what triggers these feelings?

We've identified five main triggers of resistance - People feel:

  • Their future security could be threatened
  • They will be negatively impacted financially
  • Work relationships will change
  • Their levels of responsibility will change
  • The learning curve for the new role is too steep

How do you manage these?

In our full length article we take a closer look at these triggers and how you can overcome them to reduce resistance to your change projects.

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Posted by Anne-Lise MacKenzie on July 17 2012