What are the basic reasons that people resist change? How can this resistance be overcome

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1. What are the basic reasons that people resist change? How can this resistance be overcome?

2.How would one distinguish between an organizational weakness and a threat to the organization?

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ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE DISCUSSION
What are the basic reasons that people resist change? How can this resistance be
overcome?
Change is inevitable and change is good. Unfortunately, human nature is such that people
prefer stability and comfort over change in almost all realms of life (Kotter, 2012). Managers
should, therefore, expect some form of resistance to change among members of the organization.
It is also important to note, however, that most resistance to change arises due to the bad
management of change in the workplace (Kotter, 2012). Thus, proper management of change is a
lucrative source of competitive advantage for any organization.
The most basic reasons why people resist change include job loss, poor communication
and engagement, lack of trust, fear...

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