Resistance to Change-Compare and contrast ‘the many faces of resistance

For this discussion, compare and contrast “the many faces of resistance” (Dallas) and “I don’t get it; I don’t like it; I don’t like you” approach (Maurer), and respond to the following:

  • Which do you feel is most useful and practical? Why?
  • What, if anything, would you add to the approaches?
  • When did you encounter resistance to a change where an aspect of Dallas’s or Maurer’s framework was in evidence? Provide one example.

Response Guidelines

Read the posts of your peers and respond to the post of at least two other learners. When responding, seek clarification, share your personal experiences that relate to their experiences, and provide feedback. Be sure to cite sources you use and list the references.


Dallas, J. (2015). Mastering the challenges of leading change: Inspire the people and succeed where others fail. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.Maurer, R. (2008). Resistance to change. [Video]. Retrieved from