The Tavistock Institute invites you to our Professional Development Open Evening.
A three-day Group Relations Conference in New York, 14—16 April 2023
An online Group Relations conference, 16—18 February 2023
A lunchtime talk by Coreene Archer and David Drabble.
Richard Allen, Principal Researcher and Consultant at the Tavistock Institute, presents research into the ‘five facets of Theory of Change’.
Michael Puett’s lunchtime talk offered an exploration of theories of human psychology and group dynamics as they arose in early China and agues that these theoretical understandings have much to offer contemporary practice.
Jessica Burlingame continues an inquiry begun during her workshop at the Tavistock Institute’s 70th anniversary Festival
Jane Roberts, author of the book Losing Political Office, brought insights from her new book as possible food for those working, consulting to governance and political systems.
The evolution of Eric Miller’s methodology
How do we harness resources to create a more cohesive system?
In this talk, Rachel Kelly traced the history of the chair through human evolution, the significance and symbolism of the chair, the chair as ‘object of desire’ and what makes a comfortable chair.
This talk looked at issues of negotiating independence and the politics of knowledge production in the case of Female Genital Cutting.
From coal mines to WeWork: learning from the Tavistock Tradition, researching the contemporary workplace — a lunchtime talk by Jack Marmorstein.
Reflections from TIHR researchers on evaluating the Adoption Support Fund 2015-2017.
Joe Cullen selects poems from his own work as the Bard of Dalston that ask questions of the here and now.
Followership Lessons from a Convent Community
Dr Yossi Triest talks about bridging the gap between the ‘unconscious of the individual’ and the ‘unconscious of the group.’
Dr Rachel Gibbons facilitates a conversation to think about what is wrong with the NHS.
A talk presented by Agnès Berthoz, Laure Fraval, Kalina Stamenova and Eva Worm
Dr Dione Hills asks — how can a better understanding of complexity have an impact on the way we think?
In this talk, Marian Timmermans combines models from Tavistock and Transactional Analysis in dealing with the unknown when working with groups.
— past, present and future
Reflections on living in the time of Coronavirus.
As a result of interest in Lucian Hudson’s Lunchtime Talk on Touch, the Tavistock Community has created an opportunity to explore the phenomenon of touch further.
Lucian J. Hudson explores what it means to touch during a time of social distancing.
Exploring the impact of repeated bereavements for staff in a special school
Me and Work: experiences of consulting to organisations, sharing feelings, emotions, failures and learning from them.
Jean Neumann and Antonio Sama trace A.K. Rice’s legacy embedded and captured in articles, books and other source documents.
The dynamics of discord in remote teams
Professor Dame Clare Gerada explores the reasons why doctors find it so hard to seek help when needed.
Join the Deepening Creative Practice community in a collective space to play, explore and experiment.
A talk by our staff exploring how we apply Tavistock social science to our environmental work.
A springtime Group Relations Conference in Israel, 19—24 March 2023
A Group Relations training conference, 20—22 and 27—28 January 2023
A prehistory of the Tavistock Institute.
How we can introduce useful novelty into our thinking about management consulting?
The Tavistock Institute team reflect on what learning about resilience is emerging from the coronavirus pandemic.
Imagine the pressures of working in an NHS Directorate and the associated dynamics.
A certified programme comprising 4 × 2-day modules for all those working on or with Boards: Chairs of Boards, Board members, Executive Directors, trainers, evaluators, consultants, coaches and others working in board evaluation and governance development.
A non-residential training programme in 3 modules
How do we marry professionalism with individual identity?
How does a method used at peace negotiations work in a group setting?
What do meetings tell us about group dynamics and workplace culture?
Karen Izod and Siobhain Smiton talk about leading and participating in a systems-psychodynamically oriented doctoral programme.
We invite you to consider yourself as part of our popular Food for Thought lunchtime talk series.
Informal sessions that take place on the third Wednesday of each month, between 1 pm – 2.30 pm in our London workspace. The intention is to provide a space for debate and reflection between Tavistock staff, those who are or have been collaborating with us and other interested researchers and practitioners.
Welcome to this iteration of the Leicester Conference of the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations, celebrating 77 years in 2023.
Coaching, supervision and therapy serve the individual, the couple, the small group or the team.
Arts and Organisation is an alive enquiry, an evolving social practice of the arts within contemporary social science.
Online Group Relations conference, 13—16 January 2023
Past 2021-2022 Deepening Creative Practice with Organisations participants share their process
This book describes this new and expanding paradigm – bringing together the social-technical and the people dimensions for the first time.
'Every person is an artist – every action, a work of art'
A new programme of work is coming.
A new Memorandum of Understanding formalising our partnership.
The project aims to contribute to the development of efficient pre-training and vocational training services for low-skilled people in the 2 Seas region
Working with the digital archives of the Leicester Conference, a post by Karen Kiss.
The story of our work with arts. Expanding our disciplines and customising practice.
An acronym was invented in the office recently – ITYS: I told you so.
Antonio Sama relates how the archive inspired a new relationship with his mentor.
Lunchtime talk exploring the real stories of care navigators and outlining how a socio-technical systems approach can facilitate successful organisational change.
This article on executive coaching is part of a series of thought-pieces developed by Dr Mannie Sher. In this article, space is given over to the client who speaks about the value of executive coaching.
(with apologies to the crew of the Apollo 13 moon flight...)
Working through images of older people and their role in the systems psychodynamics of organizational life.
The 14-day experiential learning event that provides space to reflect and contemplate, within a global cohort, how you lead and follow in your organisation, your community and your life!
A certificated programme providing you with advanced theoretical and practical foundations to grow and deepen as an organisational consultant or change agent.
A hybrid/online series of 6 reflective seminars, for experienced consultancy practitioners focussing on advanced consultancy skills in Tavistock Institute Systems Psychodynamics.
The arts and social sciences meet in a trans-disciplinary, non-linear programme where participants explore in relation to their organisation or ecosystem.
A hybrid, certificated professional development programme in 3 modules, accredited by the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations.
A hybrid, certificated professional development programme in 4 modules, accredited by the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations.
A certificated programme comprising 4 × 2-day modules for those sitting on or working with boards.
Finding Authority, Role and Impact – for young people who want to make a difference
A unique opportunity to explore Systems Psychodynamics and its application to working in organisations and consultancy.