Resistance to Change: Overcoming Individual and Structural Barriers to Change

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Resistance to Change: Overcoming Individual and Structural Barriers to Change
Overcoming Individual Barriers To Change
This paper will seek to inform a plan that addresses anticipated and/or actual individual and structural barriers to organizational change. In order to begin this process, we must first understand something about the nature of the human psyche as it relates to an ever-changing world. The Greek philosopher Heraclitus, known for his theories on the universal flux (Heraclitus, 2007), is generally attributed with the quote “The only constant in life is change.” And yet human beings, like most others creatures, enjoy comfort and gravitate towards safety and security, while resistance to change appears to be imbedded in the very...
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