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Synergic inquiry [electronic resource] : a collaborative action methodology / editors, Yongming Tang, Charles Joiner.

Contributor(s): Tang, Yongming | Joiner, Charles W.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xii, 265 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781441628275 (electronic bk.); 1441628274 (electronic bk.); 9781412986052 (ebook); 1412986052 (ebook).Subject(s): Group relations training | Problem solving | Conflict management | Interpersonal relations | Intergroup relations | Difference (Psychology) | Consciousness | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Violence in Society | Groepsdynamica | ProbleemoplossingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Synergic inquiry.DDC classification: 303.6/9 Other classification: 71.40 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Overview of synergic inquiry -- The synergic universe -- Synergic inquiry, paradigms, and other methodologies -- Practicing synergic inquiry -- Geisha and cowboy : synergizing inner life differences through the mythic realm / Joanne Gozawa -- Husband and wife synergizing / Venus Bobis Jendresen and Eric Bobis -- Synergizing the mother-daughter relationship / Lien Cao -- Developing a community through synergic envisioning / Elisa Sabatini -- Using synergic inquiry to resolve a group conflict / Lien Cao -- Synergic inquiry in action : the expansion of racial consciousness / Carole Barlas ... [et al.] -- Gender synergy : using synergic inquiry to work with gender differences / Yongming Tang ... [et al.] -- Teaching synergic inquiry in a high school setting / Roma Hammel -- Synergizing cultural differences for improving organizational performance : a case study of synergic inquiry in China / Charles Joiner, Yongming Tang, and Yifu Yin -- Synergic inquiry and organizational transformation : a case study of synergic inquiry application to a U.S. organization working in Mexico / Charles Joiner, Susan Cannon, and Karen O'Neil -- Reflections and implications.
Summary: This textbook presents a refreshing attempt to force behavioural theory and praxis to expand human capacities for problem-solving.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-245) and index.

Introduction -- Overview of synergic inquiry -- The synergic universe -- Synergic inquiry, paradigms, and other methodologies -- Practicing synergic inquiry -- Geisha and cowboy : synergizing inner life differences through the mythic realm / Joanne Gozawa -- Husband and wife synergizing / Venus Bobis Jendresen and Eric Bobis -- Synergizing the mother-daughter relationship / Lien Cao -- Developing a community through synergic envisioning / Elisa Sabatini -- Using synergic inquiry to resolve a group conflict / Lien Cao -- Synergic inquiry in action : the expansion of racial consciousness / Carole Barlas ... [et al.] -- Gender synergy : using synergic inquiry to work with gender differences / Yongming Tang ... [et al.] -- Teaching synergic inquiry in a high school setting / Roma Hammel -- Synergizing cultural differences for improving organizational performance : a case study of synergic inquiry in China / Charles Joiner, Yongming Tang, and Yifu Yin -- Synergic inquiry and organizational transformation : a case study of synergic inquiry application to a U.S. organization working in Mexico / Charles Joiner, Susan Cannon, and Karen O'Neil -- Reflections and implications.

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This textbook presents a refreshing attempt to force behavioural theory and praxis to expand human capacities for problem-solving.

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