If you wish to manage change effectively, you
need to understand that the way people behave is a
balancing act – they
balance the forces that act upon them. Some of these forces are trying to
get people to change their behavior and others are trying to restrain or
limit that change.
Look at your own experience: at times you've fought
against change and there have been circumstances where you've accepted it
willingly and with enthusiasm.
"When you've accepted change it was usually
because you believed that what was to come was more attractive and
interesting than what you had. This gives you a clue to how you can manage
change successfully," says Phil Baguley, the author of
Balanced Organization: 5 Basic Elements