Change is an essential part of growing as an industry and finding continued success. However, some people just don't like it.
Industry Week said, "Although mitigating resistance may be a time-consuming and unpleasant task, the act of unearthing resistance allows energy and resources to be effectively focused on it. The outcome: desired results and return on investment."
The best way to deal with resistance to change is to talk about it. Listen to the complaints and help your employees work through it. Difficulties can arise when your staff feels stifled or forgotten, so work as a team to manage change.
On the other hand, resistance left buried produces the opposite outcomes: frustrated and disenchanted employees, turnover, and increased cost and delays.As managers and supervisors we can rebuff it or we can pursue resistance, knowing that being successful in our role as a change leader means we need to proactively and intentionally help others through theirs.Read More