Ashford 4: – Week 3 – Assignment
Part 1: Using the “Resistance Reducer” forms on pages 78-81 of the text, articulate a change strategy under consideration for the change you have identified in the Week One and Two assignments. Use the “Resistance Reducer” to rate each indicator related to preventing resistance, minimizing resistance, and tolerating resistance. Report your results in an organized chart for each of the three sections of the assessment.
Part 2: Based on the readings and resources assigned this week, as well as two outside sources you research on resistance to change, discuss the following in narrative format:
- Three ways to prevent resistance in the change situation you have identified in your week one and two assignments
- Three ways to minimize resistance in your change situation
- Three ways to tolerate resistance in your change situation
- Two specific mistakes you will need to avoid in the context of your change situation
The paper should be three- to four- pages and should use APA format for the paper and for all citations and references. Please include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Use at least two sources beyond the textbook.
Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.