Psychological features of resistance to change by staff of institutions of higher education

- Карамушка, Л.М. and Толков, О.С. (2015) Psychological features of resistance to change by staff of institutions of higher education Організаційна психологія. Економічна психологія, 2. pp. 35-42.

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Abstract

The article deals with psychological features of resistance to change by staff of institutions of higher education in the process of transformation of higher education. The authors consider definitions of the concept of resistance to change in found in scientific literature as well asanalyze different types of oppositionto changes in organizations: to form of display, force of influence, the level of origin and duration of existence. The technical, political and culturological reasons of resistance to change in organizations were considered. The authorsselect the reasons of resistance to changes of workers, which are related with the new content of work, decline the authority of workers, relations in the collective, fear to loss of work, ununderstanding of significance of changes for organization, ununderstanding of significance of changes personally for themselves. As a result the empiricalinvestigation the author has defined presence of measure of resistance to changes in personnel of higher school. In research was revealed that greater part of workers of higher school resistance to changes, doesn't wish to work in new terms. By the most sufficient causes of realization the resistance by the workers of higher school are that: workers are irritated by new, indefinite activity for which they need to add the new intellectual, emotional and volitional efforts; workers do not understand, what rewards will be brought by new activityfor them personally; workers do not understand meaningfulness of new activity for the prospects of development of organization; workers are afraid that they can not effectively to execute the new tasks and will lose the authority purchased before. Intercommunication between the level of resistance to changes by the personnel of higher school and separate organizational, professional and socio-demographic causes is exposed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: institutons of higher education, staff of institutons of higher education, resistance to change, types of resistance to change, causes of resistance to change, organizational and professional causes, socio-demographic causes
Subjects: Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 3 Social Sciences > 37 Education > 37.01/.09 Special auxiliary table for theory, principles, methods and organization of education
Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 3 Social Sciences > 37 Education > 37.01/.09 Special auxiliary table for theory, principles, methods and organization of education > 37.07 Management aspects of educational institutions
Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 3 Social Sciences > 37 Education > 378 Higher education. Universities. Academic study
Divisions: Institute of Psychology after N.Kostiuk > Department of organizational and economical psychology
Depositing User: Член-кореспондент НАПН України, доктор психологічних наук, професор, завідувачка лабораторії організаційної психології Інституту психології імені Г.С. Костюка НАПН України Л.М. Карамушка
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2015 13:30
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2015 13:30
URI: http://lib.iitta.gov.ua/id/eprint/10538

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