Environmental changes require businesses to make organisational changes in order to stay relevant in a competitive landscape, as changes are inevitable. But the idea that an organisation might want change for its own sake often provokes scepticism. Why inflict all that pain if you don’t have to? It has been suggested that organisations need to […]
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.