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The Social Engagement Of Social Science Volume 2

Author : Eric Trist
ISBN : 9780812281934
Genre : Psychology
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The second of a three-volume set comprising papers by current or former members of the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations, a research organization (established in London in 1946) concerned with relating the psychological and social sciences to the needs and concerns of society. The contributions, looking both backward and forward, and focusing on innovative projects and their continuing impact, are grouped in sections on the shaping of a new field, conceptual developments, associated studies, strategic projects, and collaborative action research. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

The Social Engagement Of Social Science Volume 3

Author : Eric Trist
ISBN : 9781512819069
Genre : Psychology
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World War II brought together a group of psychiatrists and clinical and social psychologists in the British Army who developed a number of radical, action-oriented organizational innovations in social psychiatry. They became known as the "Tavistock Group," since the core members had been at the pre-war Tavistock Clinic. At the post-war Tavistock Institute of Human Relations, they developed a pioneering mode of relating theory and practice, called in these volumes "The Social Engagement of Social Science." Previous volumes presented two of three interdependent perspectives: the socio-psychological (Volume I, 1990) and the socio-technical (Volume II, 1993). The latest volume, on the socio-ecological perspective, completes the set. The socio-ecological perspective is concerned with the coevolution of systems and their environments. It considers the broader environment which shapes not only the task environments of socio-technical organizations but the institutional and cultural environment that confronts the individual. Volume III focuses on nonhierarchical forms of organization facilitating inter-organizational relations in complex and rapidly changing environments. This perspective provides a guide to institution building for the future.

The Future Of Schools

Author : Merrelyn Emery
ISBN : 1578863775
Genre : Education
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The Future of Schools will help changemakers move toward better functioning school systems and districts using reliable, participative, and practical methods.

A History Of Group Study And Psychodynamic Organizations

Author : Amy Louise Fraher
ISBN : UOM:39015060372466
Genre : Psychology
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Many people hold a piece of the puzzle of group relations, yet few people are able to put them together in a meaningful way. In this breakthrough study, Amy L. Fraher provides the most comprehensive account yet written of the history of institutes of group study. The book draws on original documents as well as extensive interviews with key practitioners. The result is a fascinating story of the complex dynamics of organizational life. Developing the construct of idea organizations - organizations designed to generate intellectual concepts, rather than to produce goods or services - Fraher examines the psychodynamic workings of the National Training Laboratories, Tavistock and A.K. Rice Institutes, as well as early psychoanalytic societies. She shows how the innovatory forces that energize these idea organizations can become the focus of inter-group rivalries, creating a cycle that puts the organizations themselves at risk. Fraher details the cycle of idea organizations through the contributions of experts in the field such as David Armstrong, Gordon Lawrence, Isabel Menzies Lyth, Laurence Gould, Eric Miller, and Kathleen Pogue White, and others. She also uses A.K. Rice's previously unavailable field notes and director's reports to provide a documented overview of group relations theory and conference methodology not offered since Rice's own Learning for Leadership in 1965. This is an accessible and absorbing study, suitable both for experts and those new to the study of groups.

The Social Engagement Of Social Science The Socio Psychological Perspective

Author : E. L. Trist
ISBN : 0812281926
Genre : Medical
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Journal Of Engineering And Technology Management Volume 18 Number 1

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International Encyclopedia Of The Social Behavioral Sciences

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ISBN : 0080970877
Genre : Social Science
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Fully revised and updated, the second edition of the International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, first published in 2001, offers a source of social and behavioral sciences reference material that is broader and deeper than any other. Available in both print and online editions, it comprises over 3,900 articles, commissioned by 71 Section Editors, and includes 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and subject indexes. Provides authoritative, foundational, interdisciplinary knowledge across the wide range of behavioral and social sciences fields Discusses history, current trends and future directions Topics are cross-referenced with related topics and each article highlights further reading

Knowledge Management

Author : Murray E. Jennex
ISBN : 9781599049342
Genre : Business & Economics
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Provides comprehensive, in-depth coverage of all issues related to knowledge management, including conceptual, methodological, technical, and managerial issues. Presents the opportunities, future challenges, and emerging trends related to this subject.

Organisations Anxieties And Defences

Author : R. D. Hinshelwood
ISBN : 1861562144
Genre : Psychoanalysis
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Psychoanalysis has been applied to the understanding of social groups, organizations and cultures for a very long time, and there have been many different approaches. This volume brings together the contributions to a field which could be called psychoanalytic social psychology, from a very wide-ranging group of contributors. The substantial introductory chapters by the editors describe a conceptual map of psychoanalytic ideas on social groups that have been formed around the world. These introduce eight chapters from eminent authors on the topic, writing in Europe, the Americas and Britain.

Knowledge Management In The Construction Industry

Author : Abdul Samad Kazi
ISBN : UOM:39015060647602
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Knowledge Management in the Construction Industry: A Socio-Technical Perspective presents a portfolio of concepts, methods, models, and tools supported by real life case studies from various corners of the globe providing insights into the management of knowledge in the construction industry. Untangling the hype from the reality, practical means of implementing knowledge management in the construction industry through various mechanisms and tools are demonstrated. For the practitioner, it provides practical insights and experiences from real life cases, for the researcher and academic, it provides current and state-of-the-art undertakings in this emerging area for the construction industry.

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