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True Tales of Organisational Life

True Tales of Organisational Life

by Barbara-Anne Wren

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The context in which healthcare is delivered continues to be one of extreme organisational turbulence and increasing workload, factors that exacerbate the anxiety felt by staff about keeping... (more)

Death and the City: On Loss, Mourning, and Melancholia at Work

Death and the City: On Loss, Mourning, and Melancholia at Work

by Susan Kahn

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Organisational collapse is part of our vernacular. Enron, Woolworths, Lehman’s, Bank of America, Rover, BOAC, Northern Rock – these failures are part of our cultural experience of work. At a time... (more)

Social Defences Against Anxiety: Explorations in a Paradigm

Social Defences Against Anxiety: Explorations in a Paradigm

Edited by David Armstrong, Michael Rustin

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This book revisits the theory of social systems as a defence against anxiety first set out by Elliott Jaques and Isabel Menzies Lyth in papers which they published in 1955 and 1960, and which have... (more)

Transforming Experience in Organisations: A Framework for Organisational Research and Consultancy

Transforming Experience in Organisations: A Framework for Organisational Research and Consultancy

Edited by Susan Long

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This book explores a theoretical model – the Transforming Experience Framework (TEF) - used to understand the complexities and ambiguities of experience within organisational life. The TEF explores... (more)

Organization in the Mind: Psychoanalysis, Group Relations and Organizational Consultancy

Organization in the Mind: Psychoanalysis, Group Relations and Organizational Consultancy

by David Armstrong

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David Armstrong has been a leading figure internationally in the fields of organizational consultancy and group relations for many years. Robert French and Russ Vince have gathered together, for the... (more)

Socioanalytic Methods: Discovering the Hidden in Organisations and Social Systems

Socioanalytic Methods: Discovering the Hidden in Organisations and Social Systems

Edited by Susan Long

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Socioanalysis is the study of groups, organisations, and society using a systems psychoanalytic framework: looking beneath the surface (and the obvious) to see the underlying dynamics and how these... (more)

The Art of Group Analysis in Organisations: The Use of Intuitive and Experiential Knowledge

The Art of Group Analysis in Organisations: The Use of Intuitive and Experiential Knowledge

by Gerhard Wilke

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Leaders, teams and organisational consultants are faced with a situation of permanent transitions. The current world of organisations is full of beginnings and incomplete endings. The author assumes... (more)

An Introduction to the Psychodynamics of Workplace Bullying

An Introduction to the Psychodynamics of Workplace Bullying

by Sheila White

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This book gives in-depth insights into the core issues of workplace bullying from the perspectives of the individuals involved, their interpersonal relationships, the group dynamics and... (more)

Managing Vulnerability: The Underlying Dynamics of Systems of Care

Managing Vulnerability: The Underlying Dynamics of Systems of Care

by Tim Dartington

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Clinicians, managers and researchers - as well as politicians and religious leaders - are worrying about a lack of compassion and humanity in the care of vulnerable people in society.

In this book... (more)

The Body of the Organisation and its Health

The Body of the Organisation and its Health

by Richard Morgan-Jones

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Using the frameworks of psychoanalysis, group relations, systemic organisational observation, consulting and research, this book explores the relationship between the health of the work force and the... (more)

The Perverse Organisation and its Deadly Sins

The Perverse Organisation and its Deadly Sins

by Susan Long

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There is evidence of a movement from 'a culture of narcissism' toward elements of a perverse culture. This book brings forth and examines the evidence as it reveals itself through one of the major... (more)

The Systems Psychodynamics of Organizations: Integrating the Group Relations Approach, Psychoanalytic, and Open Systems Perspectives

The Systems Psychodynamics of Organizations: Integrating the Group Relations Approach, Psychoanalytic, and Open Systems Perspectives

Edited by Laurence J. Gould, Mark Stein

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This authoritative source book on the learning and creative application of the systems psychodynamic perspective defines the field, presenting the key concepts, models, and social methodologies that... (more)

Coaching in Depth: The Organizational Role Analysis Approach

Coaching in Depth: The Organizational Role Analysis Approach

Edited by John Newton, Burkard Sievers

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Coaching In Depth introduces the reader to the management consultancy technique of Organizational Role Analysis (ORA); a technique with the immensely practical purpose of helping managers to stay “in... (more)

Resource-ful Consulting: Working with your Presence and Identity in Consulting to Change

Resource-ful Consulting: Working with your Presence and Identity in Consulting to Change

by Karen Izod, Susan Rosina Whittle

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Consultants and practitioners working with change can feel at a loss as to how to help their clients move forward. Organisations get stuck in routine ways even when they have innovations in mind.... (more)

Coaching on the Axis: Working with Complexity in Business and Executive Coaching

Coaching on the Axis: Working with Complexity in Business and Executive Coaching

by Marc Simon Kahn

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This book offers an approach to business and executive coaching that properly aligns the practice in the culture of business through the use of a relational "coaching axis" that helps to manage the... (more)

Individuals, Groups and Organizations Beneath the Surface: An Introduction

Individuals, Groups and Organizations Beneath the Surface: An Introduction

by Lionel F. Stapley

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This volume is an introductory text to the individual and organizational dynamics by an author with extensive experience in the field. It examines the unconscious processes of human behaviour that... (more)

Executive Coaching: Systems-Psychodynamic Perspective

Executive Coaching: Systems-Psychodynamic Perspective

Edited by Halina Brunning

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A collection of papers by well-known contemporary writers that describe their own models of coaching and their thoughts on the theoretical roots that underpin their thinking and coaching practice. (more)

The Tavistock Learning Group: Exploration Outside the Traditional Frame

The Tavistock Learning Group: Exploration Outside the Traditional Frame

by Clive Hazell, Mark Kiel

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In The Tavistock Learning Group: Exploration Outside the Traditional Frame, authors Clive Hazell and Mark Kiel attempt to expand the heuristic, theoretical, and applied dimensions of Group Relations... (more)

Business Coaching International: Transforming Individuals and Organizations: Second Edition

Business Coaching International: Transforming Individuals and Organizations: Second Edition

by Sunny Stout-Rostron

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'You simply must read this book if you are serious about being a top-notch business coach. It is an excellent guide to best practices based on clear theory, experience and business wisdom.'

- Carol... (more)

Psychoanalytic Essays on Power and Vulnerability

Psychoanalytic Essays on Power and Vulnerability

Edited by Halina Brunning

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'This fascinating book, the last in a trilogy on psychoanalytic reflections, edited by Halina Brunning, explores power and vulnerability in three related areas: Leadership and Organizations, the... (more)

The Dynamics of Change: Tavistock Approaches to Improving Social Systems

The Dynamics of Change: Tavistock Approaches to Improving Social Systems

by Mannie Sher

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This book contains reflections of the most important theories and practices of the ‘Tavistock tradition’ over the past 80 to 90 years - psychoanalysis (the role of thought); socio-technical systems... (more)

Organisational and Social Dynamics Vol.11 No.2

Organisational and Social Dynamics Vol.11 No.2

Edited by Michael Moskowitz, Anne-Marie Cummins

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Working Below the Surface: The Emotional Life of Contemporary Organizations

Working Below the Surface: The Emotional Life of Contemporary Organizations

Edited by Clare Huffington, William Halton

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The chapters contributed to this book have been written by the staff and associates of The Tavistock Consultancy Service, whose distinctive competence is in the human dimension of enterprise and the... (more)

Fanaticism in Psychoanalysis: Upheavals in the Institutions

Fanaticism in Psychoanalysis: Upheavals in the Institutions

by Manuela Utrilla Robles

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'This is a scholarly study in which the author explores a difficult subject matter that has been a tabooed topic in psychoanalysis. She undertakes a serious study of the underlying arguments as to... (more)

Trauma and Organizations

Trauma and Organizations

Edited by Earl Hopper

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This collection of new contributions from psychoanalysts, group analysts and organisational consultants from Europe, Australia and the United States examines the patterns of conscious and unconscious... (more)

Mind-ful Consulting

Mind-ful Consulting

Edited by Susan Rosina Whittle, Karen Izod

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The publication of this book coincides with a increasing recognition that the challenges facing society and organisations are not amenable to "quick fixes". The approaches to consultancy which... (more)

Organisational and Social Dynamics Vol.9 No.1

Organisational and Social Dynamics Vol.9 No.1

Edited by Michael Moskowitz, Anne-Marie Cummins

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Contents in this issue include articles by Gilles Amado, Burkard Sievers, Mary B. McRae, Zachary Green and Bruce Irvine, Catherine Schmidt and Elisha Davar, David Lawlor and Liz Webb, Lionel Stapley... (more)

Psychoanalytic Studies of Organizations: Contributions from the International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations (ISPSO)

Psychoanalytic Studies of Organizations: Contributions from the International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations (ISPSO)

Edited by Burkard Sievers

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This book samples the groundbreaking work that has been developed over the last twenty-five years by psychoanalysts, writers and practitioners associated with the International Society for the... (more)

Organizations Connected: A Handbook of Systemic Consultation

Organizations Connected: A Handbook of Systemic Consultation

Edited by David Campbell, Clare Huffington

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In this book, each contributor describes the way they use the systemic model in their consultancy practice. Their key ideas are illustrated via a case example (or examples), where possible including... (more)

The Murder in Merger: A Systems Psychodynamic Exploration of a Corporate Merger

The Murder in Merger: A Systems Psychodynamic Exploration of a Corporate Merger

by Jinette De Gooijer

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'While organizational practice and contemporary literature on mergers seem predominantly focused on rational economic and managerial perspectives, Jinette de Gooijer explores the shadow side of these... (more)

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