This vital topic was addresses recently by an article from Harvard Business Review. The articles cite the findings of a research suggesting that it is possible to overcome the resistance to change by actively involving the people that are mostly affected by the proposed change. Unfortunately, the ownership tends to use the word ‘participation’ just as a buzzword to ensure employee participation in discussions without any genuine intent to create a feeling of true participation. As expected, this generally results in increased resistance to acceptance of new technology.
Instead of this approach, follow these tips for easier implementation of new technology.