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Creating Authentizotic Organizations: Well-functioning Individuals in Vibrant Companies (2001)

Manfred Kets de Vries

"Creating healthy work places for the new millennium"

Given the importance of individual psychological well-being for organisational functioning, a major item that should be on everybody agenda in the new millennium is to create healthy work places where people feel at ease—places that contribute to, and reinforce, adaptive functioning.This article raises questions about the well-functioning individual, the motivational need systems that drive people, and the conditions that make for healthy organisations.

Human Relations, 2001

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