Author Archive for: ‘William Bergquist’

THE AUTHORITARIAN PERSONALITY I: PRELIMINARY PERSPECTIVES AND STUDIES

THE AUTHORITARIAN PERSONALITY I: PRELIMINARY PERSPECTIVES AND STUDIES

William Bergquist and Kevin Weitz Man would fain be great and sees that he is little; would fain be happy …

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Organizational Consultation XXXII: The Appreciative Leader: From a 21st Century Perspective

Organizational Consultation XXXII: The Appreciative Leader: From a 21st Century Perspective

[Note: Most of this essay was actually wirtten during the last decade of the 20th Century. The themes introduced, however, …

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Organizational Consultation XXXI: The Appreciative Leader: From A Traditional Perspective

Organizational Consultation XXXI: The Appreciative Leader: From A Traditional Perspective

How does one address this interplay between order and chaos? How does one move beyond the contextual model of leadership …

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Organizational Consultation XXX: Leadership and the Appreciative Perspective

Organizational Consultation XXX: Leadership and the Appreciative Perspective

The time has come to directly address the issue of appreciative leadership. Specifically, the time has come to focus on an important proposition: if a leader is appreciative in her own engagement with other members of the organization, then the task of implementing appreciative strategies is much less formidable.

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The New Johari Window #35: A Final View

The New Johari Window #35: A Final View

I offer Luft’s original statement about each principle. These principles have informed the New Johari Window. However, each of these principles has been expanded or revised as a result of the new analysis.

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Organizational Consultation XXX: Leadership and the Appreciative Perspective

Organizational Consultation XXX: Leadership and the Appreciative Perspective

We have now completed our journey around the Appreciative Triangle. We have ventured into the domains of information, intentions and …

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The New Johari Window #34 Alternative Johari Models II: Stabilized Interaction Model

The New Johari Window #34 Alternative Johari Models II: Stabilized Interaction Model

When I introduce the stabilized interaction model into our analysis of Quad Four dynamics, several interesting results occur. They all …

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Studio Ten: A Dangerous Method

Studio Ten: A Dangerous Method

This tenth studio built on a viewing of A Dangerous Method. This movie depicts the complex and boundary-shattering relationships between Carl Jung, fSigmund Freud and Sabina Spielrein i(initially a patient of Jung and later a physician and psychoanalysts).

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The New Johari Window #33: Alternative Johari Models I. The Disjointed Model

The New Johari Window #33: Alternative Johari Models I. The Disjointed Model

The disjointed model highlights the dynamic interaction between Quad Four and it’s opposite quadrant, Quad One. While the original Johari Window requires that Quad Four material move through Quad Two or Quad Three before moving on to Quad One, the disjointed model allows for an immediate movement of Quad Four material into Quad One.

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The Nature and Function of Dreams I. An Overview

The Nature and Function of Dreams I. An Overview

hile many of Freud’s specific interpretations regarding which functions are being served, his portrayal of dreams as highly generative products of the human mind and heart seems to hold up with further study of dreams. We must marvel at the capacity of the dream to bring together and creatively integrate vast amounts of available information

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