The_essential_transformation.pdf - Accepted Version
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This article considers how the Human Systems Intervention Masters program at Concordia University in Montreal encourages and manages a transformation in the way students think about and act in the social world. The article explains the transformation in terms of a shift from a positivist/rational to a constructivist/narrative view of social phenomena, and how specific elements of the curriculum provoke the shift toward a more reflexive and participative way of working. The article also discusses the disconfirmation and uncertainty that can accompany the transformation, describes the structures and processes used to construct a container that provides psychological safety and emotional support for students, and considers ways in which the program might be improved.
|Divisions:||Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > Applied Human Sciences|
|Authors:||Conklin, James and Kyle, Terry and Robertson, Colin|
|Journal or Publication:||Management Learning|
|Deposited By:||ANDREA MURRAY|
|Deposited On:||28 Mar 2012 21:29|
|Last Modified:||05 Nov 2016 01:58|
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