Working with words in Creative Advances in Groupwork

Book Chapter

Title: Working with words in Creative Advances in Groupwork
Year: 2002
Authors Eden, A., Chesner (ed), A., & Hahn (ed), H.

The power of words can contribute to the effect of an intervention . Finding the optimum dialogue or metaphor can have mae a profound change . In this chapter the Author considers how a consultant needs to discover the best language to suit the culture of an organisation . There are sections on the context for interventions,i.e organsiational, grooup, consultant and the individual perspective. There are case studies about leadership ,Care -workers , racisim and working with change models .Finally there are some reflective questions for the consultant in joining or influencing the client's system .

Keywords: words, interventions, dialogue, culture
Language: English

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publisher
Publisher Location: London UK
ISBN: 978-1853029530
Title of Book: Creative advances in Group work
Start page: 109
End page: 130

Submitted by:
Angela M Eden

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