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How to avoid destroying your employees and organisations due to burnouts, braindrain and fading performance? Stop double bind-communication in your organisation!

Angelika Kutz ()
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Journal of Organization Design, 2017, vol. 6, issue 1, 1-12

Abstract: Abstract Absenteeism due to “burnout”, depression or other psychological diagnoses, is increasing alarmingly in modern work life. This point of view describes presumed connections between the double bind-communication pattern in organisations and its detrimental consequences for both the employees of a double bind-organisation and such double bind-organisations themselves. The employees fall psychologically, psychosomatically or physically ill due to a double bind caused self-esteem-destruction-machinery, the organisations run the risk of self-destruction because the double bind-communication impedes the organisation from learning, evolving and developing new solutions and from adapting to the challenges of changing environments in time.

Keywords: Double bind; Double bind-organisations; Traumatising toxic communication; Paradox messages; Absenteeism due to psychological illness; Burnout; Depression (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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DOI: 10.1186/s41469-017-0015-0

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