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Overcoming Resistance to Change: Theoretical Approaches and Implementation


  • Amosov Oleg Yu.

    () (Kharkiv Regional Institute of Public Administration of National Academy of Public Administration under the Office of the President of Ukraine)

  • Didenko Nataliya V.

    () (Research Centre of Industrial Problems of Development of NAS of Ukraine)


In today\'s post-crisis development of the economy, businesses to survive in the market and remain competitive need to make changes to their business activities. In practice and research, more and more attention is paid to the methods and organizational change management capabilities. At present, many enterprises make changes in the forms and methods of management, aimed at stimulating the development of new economic relations. The purpose of this study is to review the rationale for the scientific and theoretical approaches to overcome resistance to change and the development of activities having an anti-crisis character. In the study, the analysis of various approaches to overcome resistance to change was made. It was identified six steps leading to effective change that focus on changing roles of employees, specify responsibilities and correct relations to solve specific organizational problems in small offices, goals and objectives that can be clearly defined.

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  • Amosov Oleg Yu. & Didenko Nataliya V., 2013. "Overcoming Resistance to Change: Theoretical Approaches and Implementation," Business Inform, RESEARCH CENTRE FOR INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT PROBLEMS of NAS (KHARKIV, UKRAINE), Kharkiv National University of Economics, issue 1, pages 293-298.
  • Handle: RePEc:idp:bizinf:y:2013:i:1:p:293_298

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