Response to Commentaries

Stevenson, Herb
June 2010
Gestalt Review;2010, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p141
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's response to commentaries on his article, which summarizes the Gestalt theory of change for organizations, from Nigel Copsey and Alan Meara. He refers to being a practitioner and theorist of commentators, which is an interesting polarity in itself, as his initial response. He looks into the commentaries of both commentators associated to four types of polarities which is an equivalent of what Salomo Friedlaender has referred to as creative indifference. He illustrates the concept of polarities by taking two polar opposite contact styles such as introjection and rejection. Moreover, the author explains his approval with Meara's concept about the unit of work as a model of change.


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