This three-day group relations conference offers a unique opportunity to study the conscious and unconscious dynamics involved in how groups organize themselves and interact with each other. This conference is not a passive learning event that relies upon lectures. Instead, the learning is experiential. Participants study how leadership, followership, authority, task, boundaries, and roles operate in the different group experiences they enter during the conference. The conference will weave art and other non-verbal forms of expression into the conference events to illuminate unconscious dynamics operating in the system of group interactions that members and staff will create together.
Preconference Prep on Theory
Are there recommended readings that will help prepare me for the conference?
The Tavistock Primer II and the Open Letter to Potential Conference Attendee (provided above) are essential preconference reading.
Additional readings are available to help prepare you for the conference experience and provide additional information on the methodology and background on the social psychological theory of group relations.