Organizational Change Essay
Abstract As one of the key lessons in the book Who Moved My Cheese? points out, “change happens”; in fact, change may be the only constant in our lives. Some people thrive on change; others will avoid it at all costs – even if it costs them their livelihood. Because change is one of the major problems causing conflict and dissention in the organization’s most valuable resource, its employees, this paper will review some of the possible causes of resistance to change and how to overcome them. Specifically, this research will focus on these particular aspects of implementing change within an organization: Why change? Who avoids change, and why? How …show more content…
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
Who avoids change, and why? To better illustrate who avoids change, let’s start with the “why” - why they avoid it. We have already addressed the biggest problem with implementing change; lack of a needs analysis. This is probably the foremost reason that change is not accepted. Beyond this reason,