Managing Resistance

In Part 4 of our series on Managing Resistance, Ellie Pietsch explores how effective change leaders manage one form of resistance – undermining. Emotional intelligence and an awareness of group dynamics play a large role in anticipating resistance to change. More importantly, these skills allow you...

  Emotions drive behaviour, and in the workplace it is crucial to understand and acknowledge the emotions that drive resistance to change. Therefore, a key trait of the successful change leader is a deliberate and conscious approach towards surfacing and then managing the emotions underpinning resistance...

In Part 3 of our series on Managing Resistance, Ellie Pietsch explores how effective change leaders manage questioning as a form of resistance.   Enlisting the support of your team is critical to making change happen. Increasing the capability of your team members to adapt means that...

As leaders, we are often tasked with managing teams through disruptive change. However, change is a necessary precursor to growth, which in the current age of transformation simply replaces "business as usual." Studies show that, without change management, between 50% and 75% of all manufacturing and technology change...

You recognise that sinking feeling. You’re under pressure to drive better results with a team who are already stretched thin, and now you need to ask them to work in a different way. Leading change can be an minefield; managing those who resist change is one...