Workplace Intelligence provides a range of insights into the unconscious processes at play in the workplace and an introduction to a balanced approach to organisations.
The book explores key concepts, showing how our emotions and early experiences inform the roles we play at work, as well as how we react to other people. It encourages close observation and reflection and utilisation of this knowledge for managing ourselves and others fruitfully. It also provides managers with the methods to intervene and tackle these issues, elaborating on topics from leadership and group dynamics to meetings and work-life balance.
The book will be a fascinating read for those in leadership roles, organisational consultants, executive coaches, students of occupational psychology, as well as anyone interested in understanding workplace dynamics in general.
In this book the processes of individual and organizational change their characteristics and dynamics are explored, and resemblances between personal and organizational change are highlighted.
Published on 30 Nov, 1996
This book offers an authoritative discussion of the irrational forces at work in organizations. It integrates psychiatric and psychology findings and insights with management and organizational behavior theory to reveal the underlying causes of many organizational problems.
Published on 1 Aug, 1984
The Trigger Zone outlines the contours of the neuro-psycho-dynamic approach to change management.
Published on 1 Jan, 2013
"Advice for dealing with narcissists"
Managing a narcissistic leader is not easy. Why would they ask for help, when they think that they are better than anybody else? How can they learn from mistakes if they can’t admit that they’ve ever made one? This article provides some advise for managers who have to deal with such leaders.
Published on 10 May, 2017
"Creating healthy work places for the new millennium"
This article raises questions about the well-functioning individual, the motivational need systems that drive people, and the conditions that make for healthy organisations.
Published on 1 Jan, 2001
Inscribe courageous conversations into organisational DNA
How to create an organisation where people find meaning in, and are captivated by, their work.
Published on 21 Jun, 2019
"Rescuer syndrome and excessive helping behavior"
In this article the author explores the problem of excessive helping behavior—The Rescuer Syndrome—with particular reference to executive coaching.
Published on 9 Dec, 2010
The objective of this book is to develop a theory of organizational functioning as viewed from a clinical perspective. For that purpose psychoanalytic concepts are applied to the study of leadership behavior, organizational stress, work disorders, career, power, and authority.
Published on 27 Feb, 2009
At this critical junction in the history of humankind, leaders that are proficient in magical thinking aren’t going to solve our problems. Creating alternative realities is not the answer. We need a very different kind of leadership―leaders who can resist the calls of regression and whose outlook is firmly based in reality. We need leaders who analyse and draw conclusions from, or use their own experiences as a development tool, face their strengths and weaknesses, and critique their own experiences in order to build new understandings.
Published on 30 Nov, 2020