1st Edition

SCT in Action
Applying the Systems-Centered Approach in Organizations

ISBN 9781855754461
Published February 14, 2006 by Routledge
192 Pages

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Book Description

This book is a collection of preliminary reports from the systems-centered training (SCT) field, demonstrating its value, and introducing the ideas. It covers a range of applications that represent the SCT methods and the systems thinking that underlies SCT practice.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Introduction -- Overview of the Theory of Living Human Systems and its Systems-Centered Practice -- The Systems-Centered Coach: Examples from Our Work -- Role, Goal and Context in an Organizational Intervention -- From Complaints to Strategies: Using an Agency’s All-Staff Meetings as a Learning Lab for Understanding System Dynamics -- Opening up the Circle: Next Steps in Group Work for Clinical Pastoral Educators -- Red, Yellow, Green: Modifying Communication Patterns in an Elementary School System -- Functional Subgrouping in the Classroom: A Powerful Tool for Learning -- Meetings that Work: Making Common Sense “Common”

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