• New Book from Howard Stein

    New Book from Howard Stein

    In Stein’s practice, listening deeply is an attitude evoked by the psychoanalytic concept of hovering attention—a careful attending to the person or group one is trying to help and an equally careful attending to how one is hearing these others. This book explores the many aspects of attentive listening through storytelling and includes examples of organizational case studies.

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  • Special Issue Call for Papers – QROM

    Special Issue Call for Papers – QROM

    This call is for narratives that are critically reflexive of the research process. Paper submissions should aim to answer the following question: How can we problematize and re-conceptualize good research in organization and management studies? The deadline for submission is March 31, 2017.

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  • Group Relations Conference – Authority, Leadership and Role: Bringing Mind and Body to Work

    Group Relations Conference – Authority, Leadership and Role: Bringing Mind and Body to Work

    An experiential conference in the Tavistock tradition offering a unique opportunity to study group dynamics. Early registration deadline is April 1, 2017.

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  • New Book from Michael A. Diamond

    New Book from Michael A. Diamond

    This book focuses on the theory and practice of understanding and transforming organizations with the goal to discover common ground between groups and individuals. Diamond presents a framework of reflective practice for organizational researchers, scholar-practitioner consultants, executives, managers, and workers in order to promote a more satisfying and humane work-life.

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  • Now Available! New Book from Stein & Allcorn

    Now Available! New Book from Stein & Allcorn

    "The Dysfunctional Workplace: Theory, Stories, and Practice by Seth Allcorn and Howard F. Stein is the first in the new book series "Advances in Organizational Psychodynamics." The new series will be published by the University of Missouri Press with Michael A. Diamond, Director of the Center for the Study of Organizational Change as Editor-in-Chief."

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