• Title: Incestuous Workplace: Stress and Distress in the Organizational Family
  • Author: William L. White
  • ISBN: 9781568381541
  • Page: 402
  • Format: Paperback
  • Incestuous Workplace Stress and Distress in the Organizational Family In this thoroughly revised expanded and updated edition of William L White s classic Incest in the Organizational Family the author takes a close hard look inside today s workplace He offers a bri
    In this thoroughly revised, expanded, and updated edition of William L White s classic Incest in the Organizational Family, the author takes a close, hard look inside today s workplace He offers a brilliant and powerful indictment of the debilitating consequences of business as usual, revealing the incestuous dynamic in which organizational members, isolated from the oIn this thoroughly revised, expanded, and updated edition of William L White s classic Incest in the Organizational Family, the author takes a close, hard look inside today s workplace He offers a brilliant and powerful indictment of the debilitating consequences of business as usual, revealing the incestuous dynamic in which organizational members, isolated from the outside world, increasingly meet their personal, professional, social, and even sexual needs inside the boundary of the organizational family White then offers bold and innovative strategies designed to restore the health and vitality of organizations and employees The Incestuous Workplace works both as an operations guide for sustaining organizational health within environments that are increasingly turbulent and threatening and as a personal survival manual for those who find themselves in destructive work environments I strongly recommend this text for all administrators, managers, and supervisors I encourage you to read and implement the concepts developed within this book They are challenging, and they will work for you Donald J Mockenhaupt, L.I.C.S.W A.C.S.W Director, Mental Health Chemical Dependency Division, Ramsey County Human Services Department, St Paul, Minnesota This down to earth treatise on toxic work environments sounds the alarm to balance the demands of business with the limits of the human condition before casualties mount Marilyn R Peterson, M.S Author of At Personal Risk Boundary Violations in Professional Client Relationships Bill White is America s foremost thinker in the area of incest dynamics found in the workplace, and also the source of the most creative solutions to this problem Gary Schoener, Author and organizational consultant, Executive Director, Walk In Counseling Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    One Reply to “Incestuous Workplace: Stress and Distress in the Organizational Family”

    1. Contrary to the fussy sounding title, this book isn't just about the workplace. It will help you understand the dynamics in any group, particularly a dysfunctional one. For those trapped in an unhealthy workplace, there's not a lot you can do. However, if you're in an unhealthy voluntary organization, you may be struggling with the conflicting emotions you have regarding this group. Simply walking away from a group may seem like a scary and impossible thing to do. Perhaps you get instruction fro [...]

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