Author Archive for: ‘William Bergquist’

Organizational Consultation XXIV: Feedback (Part One)

Organizational Consultation XXIV: Feedback (Part One)

The final strategy concerns the generation of valid and useful information about the performance of employees in the organization. This …

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Organizational Consultation XXIII: Empowerment (Part Three)

Organizational Consultation XXIII: Empowerment (Part Three)

I have already proposed and described the nature of an empowerment pyramid that I believe provides a foundation for effectively …

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PSP Graduation Ceremony: 2021

PSP Graduation Ceremony: 2021

Following is an informal recording of the final graduation ceremony held by The Professional School of Psychology — having been …

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Organizational Consultation XXII: Empowerment (Part Two)

Organizational Consultation XXII: Empowerment (Part Two)

I propose that individuals and groups move toward empowerment and organizations move toward appreciation by addressing these four functional building …

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The Nature of True Freedom III: Creating A Shared Image of the Future

The Nature of True Freedom III: Creating A Shared Image of the Future

Positive freedom to do something, in turn, is sustained only if a society has defined or is in the process of continually defining and redefining a clear and exhilarating image of its own purpose and, in particular, its own future.

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Organizational Consultation XXI: Empowerment (Part One)

Organizational Consultation XXI: Empowerment (Part One)

In an appreciative-oriented consulting process, attention must be paid to empowerment of individuals and teams in the organization. The objective …

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The Studios: General Description

The Studios: General Description

The Professional School of Psychology and Adler Graduate School are conducting a series of Studios that feature the viewing of …

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Studio Seven: The Father

Studio Seven: The Father

The seventh Studio concerns a movie (“The Father’) that offers us a powerful and often disturbing portrait of a man …

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Field Notes: COVID-19 and the Provision of Psychological Services

Field Notes: COVID-19 and the Provision of Psychological Services

The set of interviews conducted by Varda Silberberg in Israel and the presentation of findings from a study of the virus’s impact in the United States by me suggests that the impact was felt among those providing psychological services in these two countries (and we proposed in many other countries).

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Organizational Consultation XX : Development (Part Three)

Organizational Consultation XX : Development (Part Three)

An appreciative approach to human resource development requires that one be sensitive to the complex interplay between various initiatives. Some HRD strategies should precede other strategies, either because this strategy develops logically out of the other strategy or because this strategy is less threatening or more easily implemented than other strategies.

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