Riordan Manufacturing

Identify the potential sources of resistance to change and develop strategies to resistance to change.
Riordan Manufacturing are going through different changes, the management team have to come up with a solution that will allow the company to have a smooth transition from one phases to another. In making the transition the management team will sometimes run into resistance within the organization and employees. Such as, poor communication in why the change is taking place. Also, individuals fear of unknowing the impact that the change will bring within the workplace. Employees’ that can’t adapt to change will cause more resistance than any sources there is in the organization. When implementing new technology, also cause doubt in their ability to adapt to change. Riordan Manufacturing biggest encounter is handling conflict which has implied an delayed. According to Robbins & Judge loss of loyalty or motivation, increased errors or absenteeism, are more subtle, more difficult to recognize for what they really are. Resistance of change will make it difficult for any organization to advance forward.
There are many different ways that and organization can overcome resistance. Riordan Manufacturing management will have to have good communication skills. In order to reduce the resistance, the management will have to educate the employees on the new technology equipment. Furthermore, management will have to explain in a logical form for the employee to understand why the change has to take place. However, according to Robbins & Judge workers’ panic and apprehension are elevated, recommending and treatment, along with innovative abilities preparation, and rewarded leave of absence may facilitate adjustment. Resistance to change is not all negative there are positive aspects to change. In and open discussion one will find out that resistance is and can be formed in a positive aspect.
Recommend a strategy to implement the change over the next 12 months.
The strategies that Riordan Manufacture will consider would be increasing sales and stabilizing profits in order to able to give employees’ incentive, this must be dealt with from the inside to the outside of the organization. Riordan Manufacturing must execute a plan that management will be able to work effectively and efficiently with the new customer relation management team. The upcoming goal is to execute a plan for the next 6 to 12 months to motivate, encourage, and improve company’s values and morale’s. Riordan Manufacturing plan should clearly identify and define salary’s pay scale within the first three month. Furthermore, the next six months were implemented an incredible incentive page to boost sale and employee’s that has low- self-esteem about their ability to adapt reasonably. Last there will be enactment evaluation process that will be implemented in the next 12 months. This will allow clarity and exceptional strategy that will align business and employee enhancement rewards.





Robbins, S. P. (2011). Organizational behavior (14th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ:: Pearson/Prentice Hall.