Group relations conferences as intervention in the organisation

Author/s Eliat Aram, Mannie Sher
Publishing Year 2013 Issue 2013/1 Language Italian
Pages 18 P. 89-106 File size 677 KB
DOI 10.3280/RPR2013-001006
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This paper identifies Group Relations as a method for studying groups and observing how people perform their roles in groups and systems. The method helps to distinguish between fantasy and reality; to judge between truth and the lie; to come to grips between projection and introjection, between transference and countertransference. The paper describes the features of Group Relations work including working with transference and counter-transference phenomena; skill in interpreting group unconscious dynamics; working within the boundaries of space and time as well as within psychological boundaries; being clear about working on roles and tasks; working with the group-as-a-whole, and being able to generate working hypotheses about groups and their organisational functioning.

Keywords: Tavistock; Group Relations; dynamics; unconscious; projection; introjection, transference; countertransference

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Eliat Aram, Mannie Sher, Le Group Relations conferences come intervento nell’organizzazione in "RICERCA PSICOANALITICA" 1/2013, pp 89-106, DOI: 10.3280/RPR2013-001006