The neurotic organization
Jossey-Bass, Aug 28, 1984 - Business & Economics - 241 pages
Is your organization obsessive-compulsive or passive-aggressive? Corporate neurosis expert Manfred Kets de Vries analyzes dysfunctional organizational behavior in terms of accepted psychoanalytic types and arrives at some genuine insights into why some companies are healthier than others.
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Tracing Problems from Organizational
Neurotic Styles and Organizational Dysfunctioning
Shared Fantasies and Group Processes
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