Change adoption isn’t easy
Are you struggling with getting your team to adopt change? Have you ever introduced changes that made employees unhappy? Do you experience constant pushback on new ideas? If so, you’re not alone.
We can’t consider changes or initiatives that are introduced in isolation of one another. Changes, be they personal or professional actually stack one on top of one another. An employees ability to deal with and accept change therefore varies. Adaptation results as their personality, experience and perceptions of time and severity permit.
It’s for this reason that some employees thrive in accepting and dealing with change, whereas others pushback on even the most minor of adjustments. The later group has a threshold that is a result of the degree to which things you’ve introduced actually stack in their lives at the present time.
In this video I shed some light on why this stacking occurs, and more importantly what you can do as a leader to reduce employee disdain for change.