BUS610 Organizational Behavior Week 5 Assignment

Resistance to change has for decades been recognized as an organizational challenge; however, a comprehensive understanding of the different ways that resistance can be manifested was still needed. If individuals respond to change in different ways, and if variations in responses yield different outcomes, recognition of those expressions of resistance is an essential step in the development and implementation of effective, targeted change management strategies. Change, positive or negative, is unsettling because people seek stability.Judge, Thoresen, Pucik, and Welbourne (1999) linked several other traits to a work-oriented concept of coping with change.
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