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  • 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."

  • The Ego Ideal

    "The ego ideal is a very important concept in thinking through the relation among self, the exercise of power, and democratic practices."

  • Attachment in the Workplace

    Attachment in the Workplace

    "Secure attachment is a healthy attachment style that enables individuals to work autonomously as well as with others when appropriate."