Mannie Sher delivers the 2019 OPUS Eric Miller Memorial Lecture.

Introjective identification: the consultant’s instrument or nemesis?

2019 OPUS Eric Miller Memorial Lecture on the concept of introjective identification in organisational consultancy work.

Systems psychodynamics-oriented consultants are familiar with the fine calibration of feelings and emotions that keep them not far removed emotionally from the client system as to have little or no impact on it, and simultaneously keep them not too closely identified with the client that the consultant cannot think and act independently.

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