Why Emotional Intelligence is Key to Valuable Change

Emotional intelligence consists of a range of fundamental skills that allow you to confidently respond to people and changing situations. Managing the way you respond to events and your ability to communicate effectively is essential for leaders of organizational change, and for managing personal change. Don’t think of emotional intelligence as just another theory. The skills are … More Why Emotional Intelligence is Key to Valuable Change

Change Psychology: Expectancy Theory

I recently wrote about building up a resource for Change knowledge here within this very Blog. Finally I got the time to deal with some basic psychological questions of Change. I am looking forward to be able to share those insights on “Change Psychology” with you, here. Description As we constantly are predicting likely futures, we create expectations about future events. If things … More Change Psychology: Expectancy Theory

Change Psychology: Escape Theory

I recently wrote about building up a resource for Change knowledge here within this very Blog. Finally I got the time to deal with some basic psychological questions of Change. I am looking forward to be able to share those insights on “Change Psychology” with you, here. Description Many of the activities in which we indulge help us to get away from our … More Change Psychology: Escape Theory

Change Psychology: ERG Theory

I recently wrote about building up a resource for Change knowledge here within this very Blog. Finally I got the time to deal with some basic psychological questions of Change. I am looking forward to be able to share those insights on “Change Psychology” with you, here. Description Clayton Alderfer extended and simplified Maslow’s Hierarchy into a shorter set of three needs: Existence, … More Change Psychology: ERG Theory

Change Psychology: Equity Theory

I recently wrote about building up a resource for Change knowledge here within this very Blog. Finally I got the time to deal with some basic psychological questions of Change. I am looking forward to be able to share those insights on “Change Psychology” with you, here. Description People are happiest in relationships where the give and take are about equal. If one … More Change Psychology: Equity Theory

Change Psychology: Endowment Effect

I recently wrote about building up a resource for Change knowledge here within this very Blog. Finally I got the time to deal with some basic psychological questions of Change. I am looking forward to be able to share those insights on “Change Psychology” with you, here. Description When I own something, I will tend to value it more highly. If I have … More Change Psychology: Endowment Effect

Change Psychology: Empathy-Altruism Hypothesis

I recently wrote about building up a resource for Change knowledge here within this very Blog. Finally I got the time to deal with some basic psychological questions of Change. I am looking forward to be able to share those insights on “Change Psychology” with you, here. Description If we feel empathy towards a person who needs help, we are likely to help … More Change Psychology: Empathy-Altruism Hypothesis

Change Psychology: Elaboration Likelihood Model

I recently wrote about building up a resource for Change knowledge here within this very Blog. Finally I got the time to deal with some basic psychological questions of Change. I am looking forward to be able to share those insights on “Change Psychology” with you, here. Description There are two ways we make decisions and hence get persuaded: When we are motivated … More Change Psychology: Elaboration Likelihood Model

Change Psychology: Durability bias

I recently wrote about building up a resource for Change knowledge here within this very Blog. Finally I got the time to deal with some basic psychological questions of Change. I am looking forward to be able to share those insights on “Change Psychology” with you, here. Description When we predict how long we will feel about some event, we tend to over-estimate … More Change Psychology: Durability bias

Change Psychology: Discounting

I recently wrote about building up a resource for Change knowledge here within this very Blog. Finally I got the time to deal with some basic psychological questions of Change. I am looking forward to be able to share those insights on “Change Psychology” with you, here. Description We often underestimate the effects of one cause of our behavior when another cause is … More Change Psychology: Discounting