Working across Organisational Boundaries: Understanding and Working with Intergroup Dynamics

  1. Leopold Vansina,
  2. Marie-Jeanne Vansina-Cobbaert,
  3. Gilles Amado and
  4. Sandra Schruijer
  1. Sandra G.L. Schruijer and
  2. Leopold Vansina

Published Online: 28 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697184.ch14

Psychodynamics for Consultants and Managers: From Understanding to Leading Meaningful Change

Psychodynamics for Consultants and Managers: From Understanding to Leading Meaningful Change

How to Cite

Vansina, L., Vansina-Cobbaert, M.-J., Amado, G. and Schruijer, S. (2008) Working across Organisational Boundaries: Understanding and Working with Intergroup Dynamics, in Psychodynamics for Consultants and Managers: From Understanding to Leading Meaningful Change, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470697184.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470779316

Online ISBN: 9780470697184

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Keywords:

  • organisational boundaries;
  • intergroup dynamics;
  • psychological difficulties;
  • helping groups;
  • successful collaboration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Meaning of Collaboration

  • The Yacht Club

  • Shellfisheries: Conflicts of Interest between Nature and Economy

  • Collaboration in the Building Sector

  • Organisational Change of a Nursing Home

  • Medical Call Centre

  • Working with the Whole System

  • Working with the Psychodynamics of Conflict and Collaboration

  • Leading Collaboration

  • Exploring the ‘Why?’

  • Concluding Remarks