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On whose authority?

Exploring leadership in contemporary organisations

Friday 17th May 2019 - Sunday 19th May 2019

Centre de formation & Compétences. Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève,Thônex

Tavistock Consulting
Hopitaux Universitaires Geneve

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In contemporary organisations demands from the wider environment challenge traditional hierarchical structures and cross-functional project systems traverse organisational boundaries. In such contexts complex demands are made of managers and it can be difficult to know on whose authority decisions are made.

This conference is a three-day intensive experiential development programme designed to explore the complexities of contemporary organisational systems and the question ‘on whose authority’ we act.

How can you take up your professional role in such contexts with a stronger sense of freedom and authority?

The learning from group relations conferences is relevant to people from any professional background. The conference is designed as a temporary organisational system in which staff and members will explore and seek to learn from organisational behaviour as it happens.

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The aim of the conference is to develop a spirit of inquiry into the dynamics of organisational life and one’s own part in these.

• the impact of others on the self and self on others
• leadership and followership
• authority and power
• delegation and representation
• lateral and vertical inter-group dynamics
• the dynamics of sub-groups who share pre-existing relationships.

This conference also allows for the exploration of communication across different languages as the conference will be bilingual French and English and may include members who only speak one of these languages or who speak one of them much better than the other.

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