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  • Imagining Organizations

    "Heightened by economic pressures to remain competitive, organizational survival is linked increasingly to organizations’ ability to call upon their employees’ creative imaginations...Organizations are expected not only to mobilize their imaginations for producing innovation and novelty but also to ‘imagine differently’...The way in which we imagine the organizations we inhabit...has a concrete effect on the actions we take within them when pursuing our individual goals and organizational objectives."

  • Psychological Solutions to Unemployment: A Critique

    "The rationale for attempting to improve access to psychological therapies for the un(der)employed and socially excluded—that for the purposes of this article I call the work-less and the worth-less respectively—is that it is they, rather than the socio-economic and political structures that construct them that is ‘the problem’. "

  • Ideas are Born in Fields of Play

    "Drawing on our analysis and the extant creativity literature, we conceptualize play as the cradle of creativity in organizations. We suggest that by temporarily suspending ordinary conventions, structural obligations, and functional pressures, and by encouraging behaviors whose value may not be immediately evident, play stimulates, facilitates, and even rehearses creativity."

  • Metaphor in Organizational Change

    "As a deep process, it is both cognitive and emotional. Metaphoric fluidity is a key feature of psychological processes supporting our efforts to cross borders and boundaries."

  • Influence of Significant Others on Perceptions of Leadership

    Influence of Significant Others on Perceptions of Leadership

    "Following previous transference research, we vary similarity on the basis of idiographic descriptions as a first step in research; however, additional similarity cues should be considered a prime area for further investigation of transference effects."

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