Engaging Resistance

Engaging Resistance

How Ordinary People Successfully Champion Change

eBook - 2011
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Engaging Resistance: How Ordinary People Successfully Champion Change offers an empirically based explanation that expands our understanding about the nature of resistance to organizational change and the effects of champion behavior. The text presents a new model describing how resistance occurs over time and details what change proponents can do throughout three engagement periods to effectively work with hesitant colleagues.The book's findings are illuminated by examples of six different resistance cases, embedded in the transformation sagas of two real-world organizations. A fundamental premise of this work is that resistance should not be something to avoid or squash as people work to change their organizations. In fact, resistance can be viewed as a natural, healthy part of an organic process. When engaged properly, resisters can help to improve change efforts and strengthen an organization's overall transformation.
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Business Books, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780804777261
9780804762441
9780804762434
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xx, 202 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc

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