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The Psychology of Change

  • James A. CrowderEmail author
  • Shelli Friess
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Abstract

If change has always been an integral part of life, why do we resist it so? Why, in every generation, do we have Luddites? What goes through a person’s mind when they are informed of or predict change? Is my position safe? What will I have to do? What will I need to know? Am I capable and confident with new direction? Do I have any say about this or any control over what is about to happen? Do I really need to change? Do I have time for this? How am I going to do that and this? How will this impact what I have already done? As you can see there are many questions that come up when even the thought of change occurs.

Keywords

Luddites Normal Process Flow Tuckman Stage Work Changing Work Organisation 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.RaytheonEnglewoodUSA
  2. 2.Relevant Counseling LLCEnglewoodUSA

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