Change is inevitable and necessary these days in order for businesses and organisations to survive and thrive. Although some people embrace change, most often people feel very uncomfortable with the thought of change.
Change fatigue is defined as a general sense of apathy or passive resignation towards organisational changes by individuals or teams. Results from research has indicated that 70% of transformation efforts fail, often caused by change fatigue.
When our change load is greater than our capacity to adapt, people will display dysfunctional behaviours and their performance suffers. Resiliency is the human ability to recover quickly from disruptive change without being overwhelmed or acting in dysfunctional or harmful ways.
Human Resources seems to be ever-changing. It has moved from providing a purely Personnel function focusing mostly on administration to a more supportive function of acknowledging the value of employees as an organisational resource.