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Organizations in Depth
The Psychoanalysis of Organizations



August 1999 | 352 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
`The book is a good read. Gabriel has an engaging writing style, liberally interspersed with vignettes, cases, and quotes…. While the reader may not agree with some of what Gabriel is espousing, the author presents his material in a non-judgemental manner…. And who knows ? Maybe Gabriel is foreshadowing some new directions in organizational theory and even new research methodology' - Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology

This book is a comprehensive and systematic examination of the insights psychoanalysis can offer to the study of organizations and organizational behaviour.

Richly illustrated with examples, Yiannis Gabriel's exhaustive study provides fresh understandings of the role of creativity, control mechanisms, leadership, culture, and emotions in organizations.

Core theories are explained at length and there is a chapter on research strategies. Extensive reference is made to practical cases, and there is a review of the key debates.

with Howard S Schwartz
Introduction
Psychoanalysis and Organization  
 
Core Psychoanalytic Ideas and Theories
 
Psychoanalysis, Clinical Practice and the Human Sciences
with Howard S Schwartz
Individual and Organization
 
Organization and Individual
with Marion McCollom Hampton
Work Groups
with Larry Hirschhorn
Leaders and Followers
 
Psychoanalysis and Culture
 
Organizational Culture
 
The Emotional Life of Organizations
with Glenn Swogger Jr
Psychoanalysis and Ethics in Organizations
 
Psychoanalytic Research into Organizations
 
Concluding Thoughts
Towards a New Conception of Management  

`If the reader seeks an informed and sophisticated discussion of psychoanalytic theory and organization, this book is a must read' - Contemporary Psychology

`The book is a good read. Gabriel has an engaging writing style, liberally interspersed with vignettes, cases, and quotes…While the reader may not agree with some of what Gabriel is espousing, the author presents his material in a non-judgemental manner…. And who knows? Maybe Gabriel is foreshadowing some new directions in organizational theory and even new research methodology' -Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology


Great text for understanding organizational dynamics particularly systemic bureaucracies and communication.

Ms Tapo Chimbganda
Children, Young People and Families, Leeds Trinity University
January 21, 2015

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