Creating Change

  • H. R. Beech
Part of the Psychology for Professional Groups book series


Politicians and kings have perhaps made the most distinctive and historically interesting attempts to change the behaviour of those they seek to control. Sometimes this has involved extreme measures, such as torture and execution, sometimes more subtle legal approaches to behaviour control, but these attempts perversely — and to the bafflement of the controller — have often failed to produce the desired outcome. Somehow, it seems, human nature appears to be resistant to change.


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