An Analysis of Employee Resistance Towards Organisational Changes

Ajayi Samson Adeniyi

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Change is necessary and inevitable. The quality movement, continuous improvement, action learning organizations, advanced technology, competition, new consumer media, new distribution methodologies, etc., all alters the landscape of the familiar environment. With each new day, customer and financial markets, the environment, and almost everything else about our business is no longer the same. Managing in such tenuous landscapes is often confusing and managing any change initiative while the ground swell is sometimes overwhelming. Sustaining competitive advantage or parity is increasingly complex compared to the effect organizational change has on its people. Managers must understand the escalating effects change (strategic, technological and/or structural) has on the organization and its many parts, including individuals.

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