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Mannie Sher

Mannie works as an organisation development and change consultant in health and social care, industry, the financial sector, public protection agencies, faith organisations, the arts, charities, voluntary organisations and professional associations.

He concentrates on redefining organisational aims, introducing new operational strategies, addressing staff morale, fostering inter-dependent systems of work and understanding the role of technology. He works on intra- and inter-group relatedness; group belief systems; group identity, role, task, authority, culture and the exercise of authority and leadership.

Mannie has a special interest in the part thought and thinking plays in strategic development and the operations of organisations and is currently undertaking research in this area. In 1997, he was appointed Director of the Group Relations Programme of the Tavistock Institute.

Past and present Confer events
Leading Your Organisation Through Change
Friday 13 - Saturday 17 June 2011

Book of the Month
Grief Works by Julia Samuel

Death affects us all. Yet it is still the last taboo in our society, and grief is still profoundly misunderstood...

In Grief Works we hear stories from those who have experienced great love and great loss - and survived. Stories that explain how grief unmasks our greatest fears, strips away our layers of protection and reveals our innermost selves...
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Why do we crave love so much, even to the point that we would die for it? To learn more about our very real, very physical need for romantic love, Helen Fisher and her research team took MRIs of people in love and people who had just been dumped... view...

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