Organisational and Social Dynamics

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Vol. 16, No. 2, Autumn

A Triptych of Atrocity: Organising Atrocity, Managing and Administering Atrocity, and the Language of Atrocity
INTRODUCTIONAt first glance, the word atrocity might seem odd to associate with organisations. Yet a moment's reflection on history will call to mind the KGB under Stalin in the Soviet Union, the SS or Gestapo under Hitler in Nazi Germany, the Inquisition...
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Self and Non-Self: The Persecution of the Imaginary Scapegoat
"Know then thy-self, pressure not God to scan,The proper study of mankind is man."Alexander Pope, 2016."The idea of man, if it ever acquires a positive meaning, will be only a conjecture intended to establish connections between the disparate materials...
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A German Dilemma: Challenging Experiences at a Tavistock Conference in Poland: PART ONE: Introduction, Background, and Experiences
"Forgiveness is giving up all hope for a better past."Love Waits On Welcome ... and Other Miracles, Corinne Edwards after Jerry Jampolsky, 1994, p. 85INTRODUCTIONWhen the group asked Silke (names have been changed to protect confidentiality) about her...
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A German Dilemma: Challenging Experiences at a Tavistock Conference in Poland: PART TWO: Reflection and Analysis
"You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to abandon it. Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world's grief."Wisdom of the Jewish Sages, Rabbi Shapiro, 1993, p. 41More than twenty years prior to my birth, unspeakable atrocities...
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ACCOUNTS OF INTERVENTIONS: Turbulent Family and Organisational Dynamics in the Context of Succession in a Family Business: A Joint Intervention to Contain and Work through Destructive Oedipal Forces 1
INTRODUCTIONThis paper describes a consultancy project with a family-owned international pharmaceutical company. At the point of contracting this work the company was stable and successfully trading through the recession in a niche international market....
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SPEAKING OUT: Learning from the Director's Role: Leadership and Vulnerability
Tavistock-style residential group relations conferences sponsored in the US by the A. K. Rice Institute (AKRI) offer opportunities for people to construct a temporary organisation to learn about organisational dynamics and the sources and nature of institutional...
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SPEAKING OUT: Boarding School, Brexit, and Our Leaders' Judgement
After weeks of unprecedented political turmoil and fallout following the EU Referendum, recent work on the capacity of our society to produce "wounded leaders" with faulty judgement through the British boarding school system, has never been more relevant...
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OBITUARY: Clayton P. Alderfer (1940-2015)
Clayton Paul Alderfer was born on September 1, 1940 to Ruth and Paul Alderfer in Bethlehem Pennsylvania. While at Bethlehem High School he met Charleen Frankenfield who would become his wife. Alderfer went to Yale College in 1958 and upon graduation...
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The Halina Brunning Trilogy: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on a Turbulent World (Volume One)/Psychoanalytic Reflections on a Changing World (Volume Two)/Power and Vulnerability (Volume Three)
The Halina Brunning Trilogy: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on a Turbulent World (Volume One) Halina Brunning and Mario Perini (Eds). London: Karnac, 2010Psychoanalytic Reflections on a Changing World (Volume Two) Halina Brunning (Ed.). London: Karnac,...
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The Psychosocial and Organization Studies. Affect at Work
The Psychosocial and Organization Studies. Affect at Work. Kate Kenny and Marianna Fotaki. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014This book is interesting in many ways. In my view it opens up possibilities for mutual inspiration and exchange between the psychosocial...
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Vol. 16, No. 1, Spring

The Shaman, the Therapist, and the Coach
". . .[T]he experiences that are called 'visions', the whole so-called 'spirit world', death, all those things that are so closely akin to us, have by daily parrying been so crowded out of life that the senses with which we could have grasped them are...
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Storytelling: An Approach to Knowing Organisations and Their People
INTRODUCTIONAppreciating the effects of human nature in large complex organisations is an enduring frontier in effectively managing organisations. In this article we suggest that one way to know these effects, mixed with the size and complexity of organisations,...
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Contemporary Neuropsychological and Behavioural Insights into Cheating: Lessons for the Workplace and Application to Consulting
Pamela Meyer begins her marvellous TED talk on Liespotting (2010) with tongue-in-cheek alarm that one of the people sitting in the audience is a "liar" and the person sitting next to that audience member is also a "liar". She points to a third liar in...
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Recognising and Managing Envy through Organisational Counselling
INTRODUCTIONIn this paper I will begin by explaining a summary of the definitions given by people surveyed during counselling and I will compare their opinions with some psychoanalytic definitions. I will then illustrate some cases of organisational...
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Political Correctness and Political Incorrectness: A Psychoanalytic Study of New Authoritarians
INTRODUCTIONPolitical correctness (PC) has been a growing trend since the 1980s and has been in the spotlight recently, particularly in US universities where it has taken hold in extreme ways (Hume, 2015; Lukianoff & Haidt, 2015; O'Neil, 2015; Schwartz,...
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Beyond the Battlefield: "Moral Injury" and Moral Defence in the Psychic Life of the Soldier, the Military, and the Nation
MORAL INJURYThe idea of "moral injury" has gained currency in clinical circles, academic literatures, and the popular press. It refers to a psychological or spiritual wound suffered by soldiers, medical officers, or others exposed to combat or disaster...
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Representation, Place, and Equivalent Realities: An Exploration of Relational Perspectives on Representation and Meaning
INTRODUCTIONIndividuals and organisations seeking consultation on their development often are concerned with trying to understand how they are seen by their clients in an attempt to align impressions and behaviours more closely and to position themselves...
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OPUS Global Report 2016
INTRODUCTIONOver the past decade and more, members of societies throughout the world have experienced this period in history as one of unprecedented and revolutionary social change. Much of this change began and continues with technological developments...
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Lisl Klein, 15th June, 1928-11th December, 2015
Lisl Klein's life was a long and remarkable one. With roots in a large, extended Jewish family from Upper Bohemia, Czechoslovakia, the trajectory of her story describes an are from childhood in the spa town of Karlsbad in the 1930s-now Karlovy Vary-to...
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Vol. 15, No. 1, 2015

Betraying the Citizen: Social Defences against Innovation
Abstract"Affordable health care is a right of each citizen, not a privilege for those who can afford it." The quote refers to the intent behind President Obama's 2010 signature legislation, the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The struggle by the US Congress...
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The Wisdom of the Work Group for Assessing the Future
AbstractHow much do those of us working in the psychodynamic tradition take responsibility for identifying what sophisticated work groups offer ordinary business settings? Can we provide support for the processes of coherence, illuminating methods we...
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A World Ruled by Satan: Thoughts on the Debate over the Affordable Care Act
AbstractThis paper explores the psychodynamics of public life with special reference to the debate over the Affordable Care Act in the US. Emphasis is placed on: (1) the emotional resonance of the idea of care and ambivalence about the need for and source...
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A Perfect Storm: The Rise in Claims of Bullying in the Context of Change
AbstractThis paper uses a systems psychodynamically informed approach to consider the significant breadth and complexity surrounding the issue of rising claims of bullying in organisations. It identifies multiple factors that coincide around role, system,...
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ACCOUNTS OF INTERVENTIONS: The Three Paradoxes of the "Leaderless Organisation"
AbstractThere is great concern displayed in the more recent organisational studies regarding the impacts the new digital culture is having on the social and organisational realms of society. What do we mean exactly when we talk about the 2.0 reality?...
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SPEAKING OUT: Using an Organisational Perspective to Intervene When Disaster Strikes: Learning from Experience Following the Terror Attacks in Norway on 22 July, 2011 *
AbstractThe tragic events of the terror attacks in Norway in July 2011 were politically motivated and aimed at the Labour Party. While the public focus has mainly been on the terror attacks themselves and how these affected and were handled by Norway...
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Soundings: OPUS Global Report 2015
AbstractOn or about 15th January 2015, under the guidance and coordination of OPUS, Listening Posts aimed at providing a snapshot of the societal dynamics of each country at the dawn of 2015, were held in twenty seven different countries around the world...
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From the Buddha to Bion: Looking for a Reflective Stance That Is Useful *
AbstractIn thinking about the usefulness of systems psychodynamic theory, this paper argues that innovation and creativity often involve a revisiting of traditional concepts and practices-as evidenced by the current interest in mindfulness. It makes...
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Attention, Cooperation, Purpose. an Approach to Working in Groups Using Insights from Wilfried Bion
Attention, Cooperation, Purpose. An approach to working in groups using insights from Wilfried Bion. Robert French and Peter Simpson. London: Karnac, 2014Is this yet another book about Bion's fifty-odd years-old ideas? In principle, yes. However, French...
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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. Karen Izod and Susan Rosina Whittle. London: Karnac, 2014The Introduction to this book opens with "This is a book about consulting to organisations ..." (p. xvii)....
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Vol. 15, No. 2, 2015

Anxieties and Defences: Normal and Abnormal *
This paper reflects on some issues that have emerged since Social Defences against Anxiety-Explorations in a Paradigm (Armstrong and Rustin, 2014) was published in 2014, and is a contribution to a continuing debate on these issues. Its starting point...
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Turning a Blind Eye to Climate Change
INTRODUCTIONScientists have gathered an immense body of knowledge about climate change, global warming, and the influence of human activity: carbon emissions, deforestation, and acidification of oceans (see for example, Thompson, 2011 and various commentaries...
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Addressing the Chasm
INTRODUCTIONThis is the story of an experience I had engaging in a piece of action research during my Masters programme. It presents a case study illustrating several key concepts central to a systems psychodynamic understanding of the dynamics of trust...
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How Can We Trust Our Research and Organisational Praxes? A Proposed Epistemology of Socioanalytic Methodologies
WHAT IS AN EPISTEMOLOGY AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?When we talk about epistemology, we are talking about the basic ways that we know what we know. The online Oxford English Dictionary defines epistemology as a "theory of knowledge and understanding . ....
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Understanding Organisational Dynamics and Leadership: A Comparison of Four Perspectives
Decades of experience applying psychoanalytically informed insight to the workplace sometimes yields to a period of reflection on what one has learned over the years and the realities of the workplace. Large organisations as well as smaller ones, which...
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Eric Miller Memorial Lecture Society "Close Up" and Our Total Life Space
INTRODUCTIONIt was during the institutional event at my second Leicester conference that I experienced something like a society "close up" episode. We were in the large group event, when a consultant offered an interpretation that included referring...
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Group Relations as Ritual (from Seduction to Translation) *
A DREAM-LIKE INTRODUCTIONMost of them arrived well before it began, a few did so just in the nick of time, and one or two even after it had started. They had seen the publicity through professional networks and ostensibly wanted to learn from direct...
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Behavioral Strategy: Thoughts and Feelings in the Decision-Making Process
Behavioral Strategy: Thoughts and Feelings in the Decision-making Process. Claudia Nagel. Unternehmer Medien, 2014This is a very useful book for senior managers and those consultants working with boards in the corporate sector where emotional intelligence...
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Danse Macabre: How Eros and Thanatos Run the World
INTRODUCTIONThe title of this paper: "Danse Macabre: How Eros and Thanatos Run the World" points to profound concerns with the current state of the world and the apparent dance of death that engages and grips many citizens at the moment. The authors...
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Vol. 14, No. 2, Autumn

Editorial
OS&D is at a moment of major transition. For the past seven years the Journal has been ably edited by Michael Moskowitz and AnneMarie Cummins. Both are stepping down, giving the reins to two new Editors. On the American side, Aaron Nurick, a Professor...
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Authority Relations in Group Relations Conferences and in "Real Life": Group Relations Conferences-Danish Design I
AbstractThis paper discusses the authority relations of group relations conferences. The authors have worked with group relations conferences (GRC) in different contexts for many years-mainly as a part of educational programmes for managers and consultants...
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Learning from Experience: Group Relations Conferences-Danish Design II
AbstractIn this paper the learning concept of group relation's conferences are discussed. The authors have worked with group relations conferences (GRC) in different contexts for many years-mainly as a part of educational programmes for managers and...
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Working with New Designs: Group Relations Conferences-Danish Design III
AbstractIn this paper the learning concept of group relations conferences are discussed. The authors have worked with group relations conferences (GRC) in different contexts for many years-mainly as a part of educational programmes for managers and consultants...
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Coaching the Faltering Executive
AbstractThis article describes how recent advances in the application of attachment theory to adults in relational psychotherapy can be employed to positive effect when coaching faltering executives. Three overlapping streams of research and theory are...
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Social Sharing of Private Emotions within a Group: The Case of Positive and Negative Emotions
AbstractThe goal of this conceptual paper is to investigate how the social sharing of emotions within a group effects individuals' perceptions of the group. We argue that social sharing of both positive and negative emotions positively contributes to...
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Gordon Lawrence's Social Dreaming Matrix: Background, Origins, History, and Developments
AbstractThis article comes soon after the death of Gordon Lawrence, the "discoverer" of social dreaming. It captures this moment to celebrate Lawrence's legacy and to reflect upon the development of social dreaming since its "discovery" in 1982 and its...
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Good Enough Leadership: A Model of Leadership
AbstractThe authors propose a model of organisational leadership that is founded upon D. W. Winnicott's concept of "good enough mothering". The "good enough" leader (GEL) contrasts with "hard" and "soft" leadership. The psychodynamics of all three types...
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The Oedipal as a Defence against the Sibling
AbstractPsychoanalysis, psychotherapy, and consulting have a long history of the dominance of the oedipal-vertical over the lateral-horizontal. This paper pays attention to the background of this history and the theoretical perspective of the oedipal...
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Are We, Social Scientists, Neglecting Humanness in Organisation? A Manifesto
AbstractThe purpose of this article is twofold: first, to stimulate critical thinking about current social developments, and second, to present some ideas and practices that enable humanness to grow. After exploring three dominant trends: the impact...
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Global Development and Innovation in Group Relations
INTRODUCTIONOur interest in global development and innovation in group relations work began in 2009 after Belgirate III, the tri-annual conference for group relations staff and directors. The theme that year was on "Tradition, Creativity and Succession...
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An Introduction to Workplace Bullying
An Introduction to Workplace Bullying. Sheila White. London: Kamac, 2013This book is an important contribution in applying our work to a new field:In the workplace and in schools the term "bullying" covers a wide range of behaviours, extending from teasing...
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Vol. 14, No. 1, 2014

Siblings and the Psychosocial
Donald Winnicott (1971) claimed that the toddler suffers a "trauma of separation" when the mother has another baby. This trauma has another dimension: the trauma of the new sibling itself which has taken the toddler's position and its identity (Mitchell,...
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What Do Participants Learn at Group Relations Conferences?
AbstractThis paper describes studies conducted at three separate group relations conferences. After a brief review of group relations research literature, the author reports learning outcomes from three conferences. Finally, she offers thoughts on what...
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Virtual Experiences in Groups: @-Factor, Screen Bridge Phenomena and "Onlined" Effect
AbstractThis paper is the result of a reflection on the second Virtual Group Relations Conference that took place in the online platform Invision Power Board from 15 June to 28 July 2007. The emphasis of the conference was centred on experiential work...
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The Manic Culture of the Post-9/11 Airline Industry in America
AbstractThis paper examines the US aviation industry, analysing how profit-seeking has trumped safety in post-9/11 airline operations. Adopting a critical approach that questions the wisdom of accepting managerial decisions as unbiased and the pursuit...
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Succession as Strategic Space in Family Capitalism: A Founder to Third Generation Succession Case Explored
AbstractThe aim of this article was to explore succession dynamics in a family business. A role transition model as a generic perspective on succession has been explored and applied. The application to a family business case enabled a focus on psychological...
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Metaphoric Processes and Organisational Change: A Contemporary Psychoanalytic Perspective
AbstractMetaphor is more than a linguistic tool; it is a deep process of the human mind. As such, it is a core part of how we develop relationships and communicate with each other. As a deep process, it is both cognitive and emotional. Metaphoric fluidity...
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Leading Organisations without Boundaries: "Quantum" Organisation and the Work of Making Meaning
AbstractDigitalisation and the internet lead every client to expect more dynamic interaction with their situation, context, and timing. Familiar examples from the perspective of the client are health care, financial services, air travel, mobile apps,...
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Creativity: The Psychological, Social, and Political Risks
AbstractThe purpose of this paper is to explore and develop an understanding of the risks associated with creativity. The paper will start with an explanation of creativity, here seen as not something limited to a special class of people or to special...
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Speaking Out: The Meaning of Work in the Twenty-First Century: A Spiritual Perspective
AbstractA cursory reading of the early chapters of the Bible leaves the reader with the distinct impression that work is a curse. Yet a closer inspection yields an entirely different picture. It is not work per se that is a curse but rather meaningless...
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Soundings: OPUS Global Report 2014
AbstractOn or about 8th January 2014, under the guidance and coordination of OPUS, Listening Posts aimed at providing a snapshot of the societal dynamics of each country at the dawn of 2014, were held in twenty-seven different countries around the world...
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Reading Minds: A Guide to the Cognitive Neuroscience Revolution
Reading Minds: a Guide to the Cognitive Neuroscience Revolution. Michael Moskowitz. London: Kamac, 2010Michael Moskowitz's book does what it says in providing a guide to the emergence of the new neurosciences that began to appear in earnest at the turn...
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Lost in Transmission: Studies of Trauma across Generations
Lost in Transmission: Studies of Trauma Across Generations M. Gerard Fromm (Editor). London: Kamac, 2012Lost in Transmission: Studies of Trauma Across Generations presents the reader with an impressive selection of current psychoanalytic perspectives...
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OBITUARIES: W. Gordon Lawrence, 20 January, 1934 - 27 December, 2013
Gordon Lawrence was best known and loved by many around the world for his work with social dreaming. Fiercely independent in character, idiosyncratic in thought, generous in spirit, Gordon was bom in Aberdeenshire. He attended Aberdeen University from...
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Vol. 13, No. 2, Autumn

Venalism in Higher Education: A Systems-Psychodynamic Perspective
AbstractIn this paper I will present and analyse an experience that illustrates how venalism may operate in institutions of higher education, serving the financial and emotional interests of various stakeholders at various system levels, while simultaneously...
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Towards a Psycho-Social Pedagogy as a Relational Practice and Perspective
AbstractThis article focuses on social pedagogy as a relational practice and revolves around the number three. Its central organising principle is thirdness, as defined in the work of Benjamin (2004) and it has three connected aims. First it aims to...
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Current Dynamics in the EU at May 2013
AbstractOn or about 18th May 2013, under the guidance and coordination of OPUS, a Focused Listening Post aimed at providing a snapshot of the societal dynamics of EU countries at May 2013, were held in nine different countries in the EU (Finland, France,...
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The Eric Miller Memorial Lecture, London, 9 March 2013 the Social Protest Movement as a Dream Matrix: Facts, Politics, Dreams
INTRODUCTIONI was much moved and felt privileged to have this opportunity to present the Eric Miller Memorial lecture. Eric was both the "father" and the "midwife" of the turn in my professional and personal career that brought me out from the consulting...
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Towards a Socioanalysis of Money, Finance and Capitalism: Beneath the Surface of the Financial Industry
Towards a Socioanalysis of Money, Finance and Capitalism: Beneath the Surface of the Financial Industry. Susan Long and Burkard Sievers (Editors). New York: Routledge, 2012Money, finance, and capitalism provide fertile ground for those inspired by psychoanalytic...
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OBITUARY: Alastair Bain
Alastair was born in Bombay (now Mumbai), India, in 1940. His father, a Scotsman, was an engineer for the British India Shipping company and was stationed in India. His mother was Australian- she was, interestingly, one of the first female medical students...
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Vol. 13, No. 1, Spring

Entrepreneurs of the Self. Some Psychoanalytic Reflections on the Psychic and Social Functions of Reality TV Makeover Shows
AbstractIn this paper the body is approached through the prism of the way it is represented in reality TV (RTV) makeover shows. The author argues that TV makeover shows promote a very particular type of relationship to the self, namely that of entrepreneur...
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Governance and Social Anxieties
AbstractThis paper sets out to achieve two objectives. First, in thinking about social defences against anxiety we have perhaps paid insufficient attention to the nature of social as opposed to individual anxieties, and here sociological concepts may...
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Global Dynamics at the Dawn of 2013
AbstractOn or about 9th January 2013, under the guidance and coordination of OPUS, Listening Posts aimed at providing a snapshot of the societal dynamics of each country at the dawn of 2013, were held in twenty-seven different countries around the world...
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Taming Resistance to Thinking: Place of Containment in Organisational Work
AbstractThe radically shifting external technological, political, social, and global realities make both organisations and individuals working in them vulnerable, inviting psychic retreats. This paper attempts to open up discussion on how the work of...
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Locating Unconscious, "Societal-Collective" Processes in Psycho-Social Research
AbstractThere have been many usages of the concept of unconscious in tandem with an entity larger than the individual: group, cultural, social, collective-to name the most familiar. All in different ways have been subject to criticism, yet perhaps there...
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Derailment in Organisational Development: Consultations to the Austen Riggs Center
AbstractOrganisations, like people, develop through processes of increasing differentiation and integration as they come into contact with challenges from the internal and external world. Certain challenges-for particular missions-can lead to derailments...
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Vol. 12, No. 2, Autumn

Consultancy on Deregistration to a Care Home for the Long-Stay Mentally Ill: You Can Take Stig out of the Dump, but Can You Take the Dump out of Stig?
AbstractWith the Olympic Games coming to London at the time of writing, summer 2012, and the country in economic crisis, the government is attempting to clean up the streets at the same time as cutting services by instructing mental illness to behave...
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Authority, Leadership and Peacemaking: The Role of the Diasporas: The Intersection of the Personal and the Political in a Group Relations Conference1
AbstractThis paper will describe the dynamics within and around Authority, Leadership and Peacemaking: The Role of the Diasporas, which applied the group relations conference model to understanding the role of American, Jewish, and Arab Diaspora communities...
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'Knowing (and Not Knowing) One's Place', Organisational Ranking and the Operation of Envy and Shame in Organisational Life*
AbstractOrganisational ranking and the concept of allocated 'place' in organisational hierarchy are powerful yet relatively unexplored dynamics in organisational life. While the intensity of our awareness of organisational rank will vary individually,...
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The Dream Is a Lie: Impact in Search of Relevance
AbstractThese personal reflections start with my account of a dream that I think reflects the impact group relations work has had on me. In the second segment I use elements from that dream to illustrate various aspects of group relations theory and...
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Relocation, Gender, and Emotion: A Psycho-Social Perspective on the Experiences of Military Wives
Relocation, Gender, and Emotion: A Psycho-Social Perspective on the Experiences of Military Wives. Sue Jervis. London: Karnac, 2011.OVERVIEWIn Relocation, Gender, and Emotion, Sue Jervis gives the reader a dense and complex perspective on the emotional...
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Race and Gender Dynamics as an Organisational Defence against Anxiety within a Specialist Multi-Disciplinary Child and Family Assessment Service
AbstractThe article discusses the complex dynamics of difference operating within the context of a new service that had been set up by a group of black child protection experts with a specialism in working with black children and families who had been...
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Vol. 12, No. 1, 2012

Socio-Analytic Reflections on Capitalist Greed
Abstract'Do we not see economists leaving out of account unconscious greed?' It seems that this question, which Donald W. Winnicott and his colleagues asked some twenty-five years ago, is still relevant today. While economists still broadly emphasise...
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Notes on Consulting to Racism: Linking Individual, Group and Organisational Contexts
AbstractThis paper frames an ongoing conversation about dealing with race in consultation with organisations. In addition to organisation development, we are utilising a psychodynamic approach that recognises that two levels are at play in every group:...
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Contemporary Methodologies to Surface and Act on Unconscious Dynamics in Organisations: An Exploration of Design, Facilitation Capacities, Consultant Paradigm and Ultimate Value
AbstractOrganisational Role Analysis, Social Dreaming, Social Photo-Matrix, and Social Dream-Drawing are four examples of a growing number of methodologies that are being developed and used internationally. While used in different ways in different contexts,...
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An Introduction to Tavistock-Style Group Relations Conference Learning
AbstractThe authors outline the process of systems learning through participation in Tavistock-style group-relations conferences. Focusing on issues of design, basic underlying concepts, selected comments from members, and steps involved in grasping...
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Global Dynamics at the Dawn of 2012
AbstractOn or about 11th January 2012, under the guidance and coordination of OPUS, Listening Posts aimed at providing a snapshot of the societal dynamics of each country at the dawn of 2012, were held in twenty six different countries around the world...
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The Eric Miller Memorial Lecture 2012: Terms of Engagement: Looking Backwards and Forwards at the Tavistock Enterprise1
AbstractWritten as a Memorial Lecture in honour of Eric Miller, this paper traces the evolution of the Tavistock enterprise from its origins in the Second World War and its aftermath. Drawing from the author's own experience, it explores the significance...
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When Theories Touch: A Historical and Theoretical Integration of Psychoanalytic Thought
When Theories Touch: A Historical and Theoretical Integration of Psychoanalytic Thought. Stephen Ellman. London: Karnac, 2010.Readers of this journal well know the fratricidal and schismatic nature of many groups and organisations, not the least of which...
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