Entrepreneurs’ cognitive dissonance rears its ugly head quite often in their hiring practices. Another way cognitive dissonance manifests in the workplace is in the concept of change management.
Change management says a leader can bring the solution to people, but sometimes a leader has to bring the people to the solution. When it comes to cognitive dissonance, status quo bias and/or confirmation bias often come into play.
To attack cognitive dissonance and alter the behaviors resistant to change, first recognize that you have some form of cognitive dissonance.