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Mastering Organizational Change Management by Barbara Davis

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The Barriers to Change

One of the first things that people need to know about change in order to be successful in implementing organizational change management strategies, methods, and approaches is that the very nature of change creates conflict. As depicted in Figure 1.1, that conflict is both internal and external.

Someone once said, “Change is both exciting and scary.” It is this paradox that creates the conflict associated with change. Change impacts how people feel about themselves and the world around them. Change is personal, even in an external environment like work.

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Figure 1.1 Barriers to change

The personal nature of change means ...

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