Wings for Change
Systemic organizational development
Jan Jacob Stam
This is a book about organizations as seen from a systemic perspective. Systemic work’s full name is systemic phenomenological work. It is a branch on the tree of system-approaches applied to organisations. By phenomenological we mean that we see and accept reality exactly as it is revealed to us. The systemic perspective gives an enormous treasury of insights into how social systems function, what underlies their dysfunction and how this dysfunctional state can be transformed into one of health, flow and flourishing.
The phenomenological way of looking is one of having no judgement and wanting to change nothing. Of accepting the world just as it is. Strangely enough, facing and accepting reality, just as it is, often begins a process of change. Constellations have proven to be a good way to face what is.