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  • Psychoanalysis and Market Instability

    Psychoanalysis and Market Instability

    "Based on the evidence of historical accounts, supplemented by some interviewing, the authors suggest a psychoanalytic approach focusing on unconscious phantasy relationships, states of mind, and unconscious group functioning can explain some outstanding questions about financial bubbles which cannot be explained with mainstream economic theories."

  • Sensemaking, Mindfulness, and Workart

    Sensemaking, Mindfulness, and Workart

    "We propose that the workarts foster mindfulness by directing attention away from immediate work concerns and towards analogous artifacts."

  • Sensemaking in Organizations

    Sensemaking in Organizations

    "Sensemaking is a process of explanation that incorporates seven attributes. All seven attributes are linked by various connections and when applied collectively, these attributes hold explanatory power over an organizational phenomenon."

  • Artifaction and Organizational Development

    "This article explores and defines key elements of an artifaction theory of organizational development (OD) interventions. Four dimensions of artifaction are distinguished: ascription, fabrication, displacement, and reinterpretation. "

  • Workplace Predation: A Discussion

    Workplace Predation: A Discussion

    "We present a brief discussion of organizational psychopathy in response to the books Snakes in Suits: When Psychopaths go to Work and Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of Psychopaths Among Us. In particular, we examine how psychopaths enter the workplace and ascend to leadership, and how a psychoanalytical perspective can help organizations prevent the damage that they can cause."