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The walls within: working with defenses against otherness

Online Conference 5-11 July 2021

Reflections on Groups and Organizations: On the Couch With Manfred Kets de Vries

The third book in this series, Reflections on Groups and Organizations, broadens Kets de Varies canvas and examines concepts of organizational health, performance and change. Material ranges from studies of high performance teams based on time the author spent with the pygmies of central Africa to the use of coaching techniques to improve personal and organizational functioning. Reflections on Groups and Organizations looks at the interpersonal and group processes that determine how organizations work within specific contexts, including family firms. It includes studies on dysfunctional leader-follower relationships, downsizing, and organizational transformation. Kets de Vries introduces his concept of the authentizotic organization a pleasant, healthy, well-functioning workplace.