Change Psychology: Expectancy Violations 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 have expectations about how other people should and will behave. Their reaction to the … More Change Psychology: Expectancy Violations Theory

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: Epistemological Weighting 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 We gain knowledge in two ways: By ourselves, by both active trial and error and … More Change Psychology: Epistemological Weighting Hypothesis

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

The seven golden Rules for using Social Media in Internal Communications

Companies are more and more trying to introduce internal social media to seize the creative potential and the far reaching expertise of its individual employees and also engage them for changes in the company, allowing their employees to share their minds and let the company grow with them. However, these attempts often end due to … More The seven golden Rules for using Social Media in Internal Communications

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