W. Gordon Lawrence

Gordon Lawrence was a managing partner of Social Dreaming Ltd, London, and a visiting professor at the University of Northumberland, Newcastle, the New Bulgarian University, Sofia, and at La Sapienza, the University of Rome. Formerly, he held a visiting professorship at Cranfield University, Bedford. He was on the editorial board of Free Associations (UK), Freie Assoziation (Germany) and Organizational and Social Dynamics (UK). He was a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Socio-Analysis and a Distinguished Member of the International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations.

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The Creativity of Social Dreaming

The Creativity of Social Dreaming

Edited by W. Gordon Lawrence

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This broad range of papers covers different aspects of social dreaming.

The book begins with a summary of the Social Dreaming Matrix conceptualised as a temporary system with its intakes,... (more)

Exploring Individual and Organizational Boundaries: A Tavistock Open Systems Approach

Exploring Individual and Organizational Boundaries: A Tavistock Open Systems Approach

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One way of conceptualizing the relationship of individuals, through their roles, to their various groupings (such as families, communities, and business and industrial enterprises) is to consider... (more)

Tongued with Fire: Groups in Experience

Tongued with Fire: Groups in Experience

by W. Gordon Lawrence

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Experiences in Social Dreaming

Experiences in Social Dreaming

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Social Dreaming is the name given to a method of working with dreams that are shared and associated within a gathering of people, coming together for this purpose. In the first chapter, he outlines... (more)

Introduction to Social Dreaming: Transforming Thinking

Introduction to Social Dreaming: Transforming Thinking

by W. Gordon Lawrence

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This preliminary text explores the phenomenon of social dreaming, a concept first introduced at the Tavistock Institute in 1982. The focus is on the dream and the social context of the dreamers... (more)

Infinite Possibilities of Social Dreaming

Infinite Possibilities of Social Dreaming

Edited by W. Gordon Lawrence

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Social Dreaming was discovered in the early 1980s at the Tavistock Institute in London. Its focus is on the dream and not the dreamer. It is done with a set of people who come together to share their... (more)

Social Dreaming @ Work

Social Dreaming @ Work

Edited by W. Gordon Lawrence

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'"Social Dreaming" is the name given to a method of working with dreams that are shared and associated to within a gathering of people, coming together for this purpose. Its immediate origins date... (more)

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