Below are six common barriers to effective organizational change, along with strategies and suggestions on how to manage them.

  • 1) Individual Change Resistance. …
  • 2) Lack of Communication. …
  • 3) Lack of Strategic Direction. …
  • 4) Lack of Consistency. …
  • 5) Cultural Barriers. …
  • 6) Lack of (Perceived) Leadership Buy-In

 

 

The most common barriers to change implementation are often the following.

  1. Lack of Employee Involvement. This is perhaps the most common barrier to change management. …
  2. Lack of Effective Communication Strategy. …
  3. A Bad Culture Shift Planning. …
  4. Unknown Current State. …
  5. Organization Complexity.