• 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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  • The Conscious Leader – 2014 USA Best Book Finalist

    The Conscious Leader – 2014 USA Best Book Finalist

    Dr. Shelley Reciniello, popularly known as Dr. Shelley, has spent over three decades as a psychologist determined “to give psychology away,” by demystifying psychological and psychoanalytic principles, and providing people and organizations with effective, practical information and methods to change their lives.

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  • The Capacity for Ethical Conduct

    The Capacity for Ethical Conduct

    "David Levine discusses how ethical conduct is a special way of relating to others, one that secures respect for their integrity by assuring that what they do can express who they are."

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  • 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."

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  • Private Selves in Public Organizations

    Private Selves in Public Organizations

    This book is about the psychodynamics of analyzing and changing organizations and offers a contemporary psychoanalytic model for immersion, diagnosis, and intervention in organizations.

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