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Reasons Not To Change
Dave Carlson - February 21, 2013

Change can be difficult and frequently is emotional. There are many reasons (or excuses) people give to resist change. An effective change management plan will consider relevant reasons and provide appropriate responses.

  • I'm not sure my boss would like it.
  • It's too ambitious.
  • We don't have the equipment.
  • It's not possible.
  • It's too expensive.
  • We'll catch flack for that.
  • No one asked me.
  • We didn't budget for it.
  • I don't have the authority.
  • That's someone else's responsibility.
  • It won't fly.
  • It's not my problem.
  • It will take too long.
  • It's hopeless.
  • We can't take the chance.
  • We've always done it this way.
  • It's too complicated.
  • What's in it for me?
  • They won't fund it.
  • It's too radical.
  • It's too political.
  • We don't have consensus yet.
  • It's contrary to policy.
  • We have too many layers.
  • We're doing OK as it is.
  • It can't be done.
  • It's not my job.
  • There's too much red tape.
  • We don't have the staff.
  • We tried that before.
  • It's against tradition.
  • It needs more thought.
  • Another department already tried that.
  • It's not our problem.
  • This is just a fad.
  • There's not enough time.
  • They're too entrenched.
  • We're waiting for guidance on that.
  • There's no clear mandate.
  • It won't work in this department.
  • No se puede.
  • Maybe. Maybe not.
  • It will never fly upstairs.
  • We've never done that before.
  • It needs committee study.
  • Me falta ánimo.
  • Nunca pasará.
  • I'm all for it, but...
  • They don't really want to change.
  • It's too visionary.


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