Overcoming Resistance To Change

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Overcoming Resistance To Change

  1. 1. Overcoming resistance to change <ul><li>Department of Management studies </li></ul><ul><li>SHAH & ANCHOR KUTCHHI ENGINEERING COLLEGE </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational Behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>Semester I Prof. Rama Iyer </li></ul>
  2. 2. GROUP 5 <ul><li>Archana Lodaya (03) </li></ul><ul><li>Bandesh Rao (05) </li></ul><ul><li>Harshal Kambli (20) </li></ul><ul><li>Heena Katarmal (21) </li></ul><ul><li>Mohit Bhat (39) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Resistance to change <ul><li>Change is the transition from a current state to a desired future state. </li></ul><ul><li>Resistance to change is the action taken by individuals and groups when they perceive that a change that is occurring as a threat to them. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>“ There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.” </li></ul><ul><li>Niccolo Machiavelli </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why do people resist change? <ul><li>The risk of change is seen as greater than the risk of standing still </li></ul><ul><li>People feel connected to other people who are identified with the old way </li></ul><ul><li>People fear they lack the competence to change </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>People fear hidden agendas among would-be reformers </li></ul><ul><li>People anticipate a loss of status or quality of life </li></ul><ul><li>People genuinely believe that the proposed change is a bad idea </li></ul><ul><li>People feel overloaded and overwhelmed </li></ul>
  7. 7. Fears about change <ul><li>analytical </li></ul><ul><li>not enough information </li></ul><ul><li>making a wrong decision </li></ul><ul><li>being forced to decide </li></ul><ul><li>driver </li></ul><ul><li>loss of control </li></ul><ul><li>failure </li></ul><ul><li>lack of purpose </li></ul><ul><li>amiable </li></ul><ul><li>damaged relationships </li></ul><ul><li>confrontations </li></ul><ul><li>not being recognised </li></ul><ul><li>for efforts </li></ul><ul><li>expressive </li></ul><ul><li>being ignored </li></ul><ul><li>being asked for detail </li></ul><ul><li>being linked with failure </li></ul>
  8. 8. How to overcome resistance to change? <ul><li>Kotter and Schlesinger </li></ul><ul><li>6 Approaches </li></ul><ul><li>1.Education and Communication </li></ul><ul><li>2.Participation and Involvement </li></ul><ul><li>3.Facilitation and Support </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>4.Negotiation and Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>5.Manipulation and Co-optation </li></ul><ul><li>6.Explicit and Implicit Coercion </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>‘ To leave the comfort of the status quo, most individuals need to believe that the change is truly imperative and that there is a more attractive alternative’ </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>THANK YOU </li></ul>

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