4.3.2 Organisational Resistance

Organisations, by their very nature, are conservative. They actively resist change. You do not have to look far to see evidence of this phenomenon. Government agencies want to continue doing what they have been doing for years, whether the need for their service changes or remains the same. Organised religions are deeply entrenched in their history and attempts to change doctrines may require great persistence and patience. Educational institutions, which exist to open minds and challenge established doctrines, are themselves extremely resistant to change. Most school systems are using essentially the same teaching technologies today as they were 50 years ago. The majority of business firms, too, appear highly ...

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