Ten Reasons People Resist Change – HBR

Another good article from HBR this morning.   We have frequently posted articles on leadership and management understanding the “why” behind behaviors in order to better lead and manage.  Many labeled in the neuroscience field.    This article is also in line with that advice and gives you examples of why change meets resistance.  With an understanding of “why”, you can come up with solutions.

Excerpt:  Leadership is about change, but what is a leader to do when faced with ubiquitous resistance? Resistance to change manifests itself in many ways, from foot-dragging and inertia to petty sabotage to outright rebellions. The best tool for leaders of change is to understand the predictable, universal sources of resistance in each situation and then strategize around them. Here are the ten I’ve found to be the most common.

Read full article via Ten Reasons People Resist Change – Rosabeth Moss Kanter – Harvard Business Review.


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