Sean Fields

SEAN FIELDS, P.E., LSSBB, MSIE, co-author of Quantum Lean, has over 30 years of experience in a variety of industries, including oil field equipment manufacturing, food processing, and job shops, working in various phases of business, including the shop floor, quality, safety, and engineering. Sean is a network member of the nonprofit organization BeehiveFund, which assists companies with pro­duction scheduling, inventory control, and developing quality-management systems. He is also a columnist for the Lub­bock Avalanche Journal and a licensed professional engineer in Texas. For further information, please refer to his LinkedIn profile.

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The Biggest Reason Your Workforce Resists Change, With Sean Fields

Filed in Podcasts, Previous Episodes on March 23, 2021

It’s said that the challenge of improvement is 10% technical and 90% people-related.

Although nuts and bolts have to be right for implementing change, a workforce’s buy-in is generally the make-or-break factor in continuous improvement.

The most likely reason that people resist change is its bad track record. If a plan offers a credible prospect for low risk, high reward, and minimal cost, getting buy-in is not nearly as difficult.

Expert Sean Fields joins Adam to discuss in depth why people resist change.


  • Why workforce buy-in is necessary for any change;
  • Why employers overlook the biggest reason employees resist change;
  • Strategies to help ensure that a change is truly beneficial;
  • And much more!

If you are about to make a big change in your business, don’t miss this episode!