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Dr Russ Vince

Russ Vince is Professor of Leadership and Change, Director of the Centre for Strategic Change and Leadership at the School of Management, University of Bath, and Honorary Professor of Management at the University of St Andrews. His research has focused on learning and reflection in organisations, emotions, management education, leadership development, and the psychodynamic study of organizations. His books include Managing Change, (Policy Press, 1996), Group Relations, Management and Organisation (Oxford University Press, 1999), Rethinking Strategic Learning, (Routledge, 2004); Organising Reflection (Ashgate, 2004); and the Handbook of Experiential Learning and Management Education (Oxford University Press, 2007). Russ is Academic Director of the Leading Consultation programme run by the International Forum for Social Innovation (IFSI), Paris, France. He is an internationally recognised expert in organisational learning and has led developments in the theory and practice of critical action learning.

Past and present Confer events
Managing Leadership in the Psychotherapy Community
Friday 4 November 2016

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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Helen Fisher: The brain in love

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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The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

Altered function in neurotransmitter systems including the serotonin, glutamate, and GABA systems was observed in patients with BPD... read more...