Psychodynamics: A Field of Study and an Approach

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

Published Online: 28 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697184.ch6

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) Psychodynamics: A Field of Study and an Approach, in Psychodynamics for Consultants and Managers: From Understanding to Leading Meaningful Change, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470697184.ch6

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:

  • supportive process structures;
  • psychodynamic approach;
  • psychoanalytic practice;
  • unconscious system;
  • dominant logics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Some Major Differences with Psychoanalysis

  • An Attempt to Define Psychodynamics

  • Creating Supportive Process Structures

  • Small Things that Matter: A Look at Some Neglected Potential Benefits of a Psychodynamic Approach to Organisational Issues

  • Finalising Comments