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SCIENTIFIC MEETING – The Exercise of Suspicion: Studying Organizations Psychoanalytically

SCIENTIFIC MEETING - The Exercise of Suspicion: Studying Organizations Psychoanalytically

Presenter: Yiannnis Gabriel, PhD

Friday, November 1, 2019: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Fee: $25

TPS Scientific Meeting: Open to all.
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Co-sponsored by TPS, the International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organization and Bureau Kensington Consulting.

Yiannnis Gabriel is an esteemed academic, researcher, writer, who teaches in and consults to a variety of institutions and organizations across Europe and the UK from a psychoanalytic perspective. He has written extensively on the subject of ‘the psychoanalytic study of organizations’. In his presentation at TPS he will explore the themes of desire and resistance in organizations, including our own resistances stemming from particular attachments to ideas or theories.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  1. Illustrate the use of suspicion in researching and working psychoanalytically with organizations.
  2. Identify what counts as a ‘symptom’ in understanding organizations: theirs and our own.
  3. Explore the ‘truth’ of our own aims, methods and resistances in the search for ‘truths’ in organizational life.
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