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Group Relations Conferences: Reviewing and Exploring Theory, Design, Role-Taking and Application

Group Relations Conferences: Reviewing and Exploring Theory, Design, Role-Taking and Application

Edited by Louisa D. Brunner, Mannie Sher

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Group Relations Conferences contains the collection of papers presented at the Belgirate conference plus two additional papers, representing a collective picture of the current group relations... (more)

Experiential Learning in Organizations: Applications of the Tavistock Group Relations Approach

Experiential Learning in Organizations: Applications of the Tavistock Group Relations Approach

Edited by Laurence J. Gould, Lionel F. Stapley

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This is an authoritative sourcebook on a major strand of Group Relations Theory - "learning from experience". This approach was developed jointly from psychoanalytic and open systems theories,... (more)

It's an Emotional Game: Learning about Leadership from Football

It's an Emotional Game: Learning about Leadership from Football

by Lionel F. Stapley

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Based on work in the anxiety-provoking and emotional environment of professional football, this book explores the effect that emotions have on the relationships and relatedness of team members; and,... (more)

Psychopathology of Work: Clinical Observations

Psychopathology of Work: Clinical Observations

Edited by Christophe Dejours

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This book examines the processes at issue in the onset of psychiatric disorders linked to stress in the workplace. Six clinical observations are presented: an acute psychosomatic decompensation... (more)

Humanness in Organisations: A Psychodynamic Contribution

Humanness in Organisations: A Psychodynamic Contribution

Edited by Leopold Vansina

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Humanness in Organizations is a unique contribution from the social sciences to the betterment of organizational life. The authors argue that working life can only become more humane when we change... (more)

Society Against Itself: Political Correctness and Organizational Self-Destruction

Society Against Itself: Political Correctness and Organizational Self-Destruction

by Howard S. Schwartz

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"Political correctness" involves much more than a restriction of speech. It represents a broad cultural transformation, a shift in the way people understand things and organize their lives; a change... (more)

Social Dreaming in the 21st Century: The World We Are Losing

Social Dreaming in the 21st Century: The World We Are Losing

by John Clare, Ali Zarbafi

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We are running out of ideas in Western society. Faced with global warming, Third World devastation, nuclear proliferation and the threat posed by religious conflict, we need new ways of thinking.... (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)

Leaders in Transition: The Tensions at Work as New Leaders Take Charge

Leaders in Transition: The Tensions at Work as New Leaders Take Charge

by Gilles Amado, Richard Elsner

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Leaders in Transition brings a new perspective on why some leaders succeed more than others when taking charge of an organisation. Based on in-depth case studies, when four new leaders and their... (more)

Taking Positions in the Organization

Taking Positions in the Organization

by David Campbell, Marianne Groenbaek

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This volume provides a positive and productive model for helping people to move out of static positions or difficult relationships in the workplace. Informed by systemic thinking and social... (more)

Are Leaders Born or Are They Made? The Case of Alexander the Great

Are Leaders Born or Are They Made? The Case of Alexander the Great

by Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries, Elisabet Engellau

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This engaging study of the life of Alexander the Great, the charismatic leader who created an empire that spanned most of the ancient world, provides an in-depth look at the psychodynamics of... (more)

Psychoanalysis and Management: The Transformation

Psychoanalysis and Management: The Transformation

by David Gutmann, Oscar Iarussi

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David Gutmann is a highly successful consultant to leading institutions and organisations. In this enriching and challenging dialogue with the Italian journalist Oscar Iarussi, he brings his passion... (more)

Reflective Enquiry into Therapeutic Institutions

Reflective Enquiry into Therapeutic Institutions

Edited by Lesley Day, Pam Pringle

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Therapeutic practice needs constant examination to ensure that it remains responsive and dynamic. Living organisms must communicate with their environment if they are to survive, and institutions are... (more)

Systems and Meaning: Consulting in Organizations

Systems and Meaning: Consulting in Organizations

by Gitte Haslebo, Kit Sanne Nielsen

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This book looks at organisational problems occurring in a particular context, and clearly traces the way problems arise out of relations amongst the different parts of the larger system. It also... (more)

Learning for Leadership: Interpersonal and Intergroup Relations

Learning for Leadership: Interpersonal and Intergroup Relations

by A.K. Rice

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This study is designed to teach readers of the human problems of leadership, and to show new conceptions of leadership and new methods of training relevant to our modern industrial society.

This... (more)

Exploring Individual and Organizational Boundaries: A Tavistock Open Systems Approach

Exploring Individual and Organizational Boundaries: A Tavistock Open Systems Approach

Edited by W. Gordon Lawrence

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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)

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)

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in Institutional Settings

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in Institutional Settings

Edited by Julia Pestalozzi, R.D. Hinshelwood

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This is the third volume in the highly successful monograph series produced by the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Health Services (EFPP). It deals with... (more)

A Manual of Organizational Development: The Psychology of Change

A Manual of Organizational Development: The Psychology of Change

Edited by Clare Huffington, Halina Brunning

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A practical guide to the essentials of organisational change which makes complex concepts accessible to managers, consultants, human resources professionals and others. Includes a directory of... (more)

Systems Thinking for Harassed Managers

Systems Thinking for Harassed Managers

by Nano McCaughan, Barry Palmer

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This book describes the processes that shape organisational life and shows how managers can work together to help one another to work out their problems and develop their skills. The authors draw on... (more)

Systemic Work with Organizations: A New Model for Managers and Change Agents

Systemic Work with Organizations: A New Model for Managers and Change Agents

by David Campbell, Keith Kinsella

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Systemic Work with Organizations explores a powerful new perspective on the challenges faced by managers and consultants who work in large organizations. Building on principles and methods... (more)

Internal Consultation in Health Care Settings

Internal Consultation in Health Care Settings

by Robert Bor, Riva Miller

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Robert Bor and, Riva Miller, who run the AIDS Counseling Service at the Royal Free Hospital, London, are internationally known for their work in providing consultation to many hospital departments... (more)

Organisational and Social Dynamics Vol.11 No.1

Organisational and Social Dynamics Vol.11 No.1

Edited by Michael Moskowitz, Anne-Marie Cummins

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The Reflective Citizen: Organizational and Social Dynamics

The Reflective Citizen: Organizational and Social Dynamics

Edited by Laurence J. Gould, Aideen Lucey

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This is the first in a "Reflective Citizen" series, the intention being to develop volumes from the various OPUS (An Organisation for Promoting Understanding of Society) activities which include... (more)

Olympus Inc: Intervening for Cultural Change in Organizations

Olympus Inc: Intervening for Cultural Change in Organizations

by Bernie Neville, Tim Dalmau

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In Olympus Inc., Bernie Neville and Tim Dalmau use the ancient Greek Gods to explores the values, practices and beliefs that underpin businesses, schools, corporations and the like, and through this... (more)

Fear and Self-Loathing in the City: A Guide to Keeping Sane in the Square Mile

Fear and Self-Loathing in the City: A Guide to Keeping Sane in the Square Mile

by Michael Sinclair

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Fear and Self-Loathing in the City is a practical guide to both managing the pressures of the workplace and coping with the struggles we may have in our personal lives. It incorporates simple... (more)

From Transformation to TransformaCtion: Methods and Practices

From Transformation to TransformaCtion: Methods and Practices

by David Gutmann

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This book describes a journey of discovery from transformation to transformaCtion that extends and enhances the life of the organization. The journey occurs on the seas of anxiety and passion, which... (more)

When Work Takes Control: The Psychology and Effects of Work Addiction

When Work Takes Control: The Psychology and Effects of Work Addiction

by Pernille Rasmussen

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The purpose of this book is to explain, first, what happens when we become too involved in our work, and, second, how we avoid being controlled by our work and how we prevent family members, friends,... (more)

The Meaning of Work: Papers on Work Organization and the Design of Jobs

The Meaning of Work: Papers on Work Organization and the Design of Jobs

by Lisl Klein

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Lisl Klein has spent forty years working on the twin themes of the practice of social science in organizations and the importance of work and work organization. Papers on the first of these were... (more)

Relatedness in a Global Economy

Relatedness in a Global Economy

Edited by Edward B. Klein, Ian L. Pritchard

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Massive social changes have brought prosperity to many groups and nations. Technological developments continue to facilitate the transformation of our lives. More employees are working in teams... (more)

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