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Authority, Power & Sucession in Organizational life Today

Center for the Study of Groups and Social Systems Annual Residential Group Relations Conference January 16-20, 2012



Whether planned or unplanned, sudden or gradual, peaceful or conflict-laden, organizational change, especially succession in leadership, carries with it opportunities and risks, excitement and anxiety. It mobilizes ambitions, brings new skill sets to the fore, and highlights limitations, not only at the upper levels of the organization but throughout it.

Authority must be both claimed and negotiated, and power issues are inevitably mobilized. How do dynamics arising in a context of succession affect the success of an organization? What relationship dilemmas arise? What needs to be worked through and how is this accomplished? More Information can be found on the AKRI website http://www.akriceinstitute.org/
You can also register directly on the CCGSS website www.csgss.org.