Appointed to fulfil a social role
To form groups
To create a basic assumption group
Believability, Fragility, Inflexibility
Irrationality, Invincibility, Suggestibility
Sensitivity, Powerlessness, Anxiety
Introjective identification with the leader
Projective identification on a single member
Transference to other group members
A technical term for understanding mechanisms in a factory setting.
Understanding an individual’s psyche.
Looks at the interdependence of individuals in a group.
A system which does not allow for any form of exchange with its environment.
A system that anyone can join
A system which depends on exchange with its environment for its survival and development
Governed by the unconscious forces of a group
Reality (principle) facing and adaptive to the external environment
Wish fulfilling and pleasure (principle) driven
Work on an overt task, operate at a conscious level, focused on reality
Avoid the task, driven by the pleasure principle, focused on reality
Focused on growth, operate at an unconscious level, led by a single individual.
Teddies, Dummies and Blankets
A good organisational system, a closed system, and writing assignments
Good quality feedback, alumni led community college classes and the presence of the college itself.
The depressive position and the paranoid schizoid position
Regression and Sublimation
Transference and Countertransference
Isabel Menzies Lyth
Something which is inherently evil
Involves complexity and multiple variables, which can be worked through with a strategy and solid leadership.
Has a structure and can be resolved with a well thought through plan, led by a manager.
Splitting, grief, idealisation
Ambivalence, loss, guilt and reparation
Satisfaction, pleasure principle, perfection