Change Resistance – How to combat it within your organization?

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We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.J.K. Rowling

Your organization is going through another change.  This is not a guess, but it’s reality.  Transformation is a vital tool allowing businesses to grow and become more profitable. However, change is often met with resistance due to the basic characteristics of change. Long-term transformations have three main Characteristics:

  • Duration: they take time. Sometimes they take years to achieve.
  • Scale: they effect most if not the entire organization.
  • Magnitude: they affect current processes and procedures.

The basic characteristics of change triggers fear and resistance among employees. Many fear the uncertainty, loss of control and doubt in one’s skills set to achieve the new goals. Although leaders can’t always comfort employees they can minimize discomfort.


Here’s how:

  • Figure out the source of resistance.
  • Improve confidence level among employees so they can achieve the new goals
Success is easier to achieve when morale and energy are amped up.

Every week, CloudPixel will post a motivational video that you can play directly on your digital sign to help your staff stay motivated. Need help? Drop us a line.

This week’s motivational video is J.K. Rowling’s speech at Harvard commencement 2008…
The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the importance of Imagination.