Corpus ID: 12081759

Employees’ Reactions to Organizational Change

  title={Employees’ Reactions to Organizational Change},
  author={Cynthia Wittig},
Literature indicates that a high proportion of change initiatives are unsuccessful (Beer & Nohria, 2000). Researchers generally agree that employee resistance is one of the leading causes for the failure of change initiatives (Bovey & Hede, 2001b; Waldersee & Griffiths, 1996). Such findings indicate that change agents focusing on employee reactions—including resistance and acceptance—during organizational change is of utmost importance to the success of the initiative. In response, this paper… Expand

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