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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.

  • CSOC Books Series Launched!

    CSOC Books Series Launched!

    CSOC and the University of Missouri Press are collaborating to develop theories and methods that describe and explain the relational nuances of power and personality, symbol and metaphor, psychopathology and politics, and meaning and imagination in the workplace.

  • To Look or not to Look

    "Here we study how rationality can be used in the service of irrationality. In particular, rationalized, engineered and bureaucratically organized inputs, throughputs, and outputs contain unconscious processes embodied in the engineering of atrocity."

  • 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."

  • Twinship and Identity in Organizational Narcissism

    Twinship and Identity in Organizational Narcissism

    "Twin organizations may therefore manifest highly problematic dynamics. Specifically, if a twin organization has managed to create what is perceived as a special, different and potentially unique identity, the other twin may be inclined to copy and better its rival."

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