Organizational resistance is one of the main reasons why change projects fail to reach their initial objectives. The truth is: every project is likely to face resistance at some point in its lifecycle. Resistance could be manifested overtly where individuals will try to directly sabotage a particular initiative, or its expression could be subtle and hard to detect in its early stages for untrained eyes. Consequently, a lot of time and effort is invested in trying to resolve conflicts that appear along the way.
About the Author
Selma Delija-Röhm is a transformation manager with over 10 years of experience. She has a Master’s Degree from the LMU, München in “Psychology of Excellence in Business and Education”.As an enthusiastic design thinking coach, she is experienced in guiding teams through problem solving and product design processes.