Translating Systems Approach to Family Therapy to Organizations LO24164

From: Gavin Ritz (
Date: 03/13/00

Replying to LO24160 --

Dear Org Learners

I am afraid I have to comment on this thread.

Any therapeutic approach for an organisation is dysfunctional.

This suggest that organisational problems are similar to family problems
which they aren't?

Systems approach means looking at complexity which therapy does not.

What happened to cognition one of the cornerstones of an organisations
sensory system.

Not one of the therapeutic models that I know of are of a systems nature.

Look at Senge's BEER GAME behaviour has often nothing to do with emotional



Gavin Ritz <>

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