Our Unique Position

Our Unique Position

Feb 22nd, 2011

“CSOC is one of the only psychoanalytically-oriented groups studying organizations at a research university in the United States.”

Which Identities Matter?

Which Identities Matter?

Oct 17th, 2014No Comments

“Following V. D. Miller, Allen, Casey, and Johnson (2000) and Cheney (1983), we seek to characterize, rather than simply quantify, participants’ understandings of their attachments to group, organization,
and profession and the stresses associated with those attachments.”

Dilemmas in Qualitative Interviews

Dilemmas in Qualitative Interviews

Oct 3rd, 2014No Comments

“The paper explores some of the emotional and ethical tensions in analysing and presenting research results and briefly discusses some implications for research training.”

Stories in Organizations

Stories in Organizations

Sep 18th, 2014No Comments

“This conceptual piece generates additional insight into the topic of narrative by focusing on stories that are repeated in organizations, which we believe adds to theory in several ways.”

A Cultural Approach to Organizational Climate

A Cultural Approach to Organizational Climate

Sep 5th, 2014No Comments

“Climate exhibits those behavioral and attitudinal characteristics of participants which are more empirically accessible to external observers. Culture, on the other hand, represents a more implicit feature of organizations.”

Dreams of the Informant about the Researcher

Dreams of the Informant about the Researcher

Aug 12th, 20143 Comments

“Moreover, just as the subjects’ covert expectations of the investigator may be revealed in their
dream reports and accompanying associations, the investigators may gain comparable insights by attending to their own dreams….If understanding both their patients’ transference and their own counter-transference feelings is the essential task of therapists in our own society, social scientists, working in exotic settings which the parameters of the researcher-informant relationship are impossible to control, ignore this same task at their peril.”

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