|Ira Asherman||HRD Press|
ROLE PLAY #4
FRED JAMES, Ph.D.
You are Fred James, biologist and you have been at Good Chemicals for two years, having previously worked for four years at Foods Plus (in their Quality Assurance department).
Your company recently submitted several products that are now awaiting government approval. The authorities have become more aggressive in conducting pre-product release inspections at corporate processing laboratories. Because of the government’s increased activity, your department has become more active in auditing all company labs.
You called Dr. John Stone, Processing Lab director, to arrange an audit, and you were left with a very uncomfortable feeling—almost one of hostility. Although
Dr. Stone didn’t say so directly, you know he wasn’t happy with the idea of your coming in to conduct an audit. This in itself isn’t unusual, since no one is happy when they get audited—least of all someone who is so well known and who holds so many degrees. He’s headed this lab for the past three years. Since you had never audited this facility before, you asked a lot of questions about methods and approaches. At the conclusion of the audit, these are your concerns:See All Chapters
|Ros Draper||Karnac Books||ePub|
If course participants are to be able to develop an understanding of the theoretical ideas underpinning the Milan approach to family therapy and some skills in applying these in their own work, they will need to spend some time becoming familiar with systemic thinking. The Milan approach applies systemic thinking in specific ways in the therapeutic situation and looks to systemic thinkers in other fields of interest to provide it with new ideas which can be applied therapeutically, for example, Maturana from the field of biology (Maturana, 1978,1980,1988). This exercise allows people less familiar with family therapy to recognise the ‘systemic’ qualities of family life. Sequential discussion allows each person to change in response to the previous speaker. As this process continues, a systemic reality emerges.
Aim: Understanding the family as a system.
1. The group is asked to offer an outline of a latest referral.
2. The group is divided into fours.
3. One person is nominated to begin by saying who they are in the family and how they have been responding to the problem. In sequence the next person nominates who he/she is, the effect of the problem on him/her and, in particular, the effect of the previous person’s behaviour on him/her. If the constellation of the family is not clear, the group should be free to introduce fictitious characters.See All Chapters
Evaluation of Tillage and
Farmyard Manure on Soil
Properties and Maize Yield in the Mid-hills of Nepal
Roshan Pudasaini1* and Keshav Raj Pande2
Local Initiatives for Biodiversity Research and Development,
Pokhara, Nepal; 2Agriculture and Forestry University, Chitwan, Nepal
In Nepal, maize (Zea mays L.) is the major staple crop after rice, both in terms of area and production. Grain is used as a staple food by people, as well as used as animal feed. Maize stover is also used as bedding material for livestock and as fuel for cooking. Maize is currently grown on 875,660 ha of land, with a total production of 1,855,184 Megagrams (Mg) and an average yield of 2.119 Mg/ha
(MoAC, 2010), and therefore plays an important role in national food security.
About 70% of Nepal’s total maize production area is within the country’s east to west oriented mid-hills region, where the crop is grown in rainfed conditions during the summer months, i.e. April–August (MoAC, 2010).
Maize yield in Nepal is lower than world levels. There are several reasons associated with low productivity of maize, including low nutrient supply, poor irrigation facilities, poor yield varieties, poor weed management practices, and most seriously, rapidly degrading soil quality, particularly in Nepal’s mid-hill regionSee All Chapters
|Glenn Parker||HRD Press, Inc.|
|Isabel Sanfeliu||Karnac Books|
THE SCIENTIFIC ENVIRONMENT
OF KARL ABRAHAM
Adler, Alfred (1870–1937)
Born in Vienna. He held left-wing views and was knowledgeable in history, psychology and German philosophy. He had been a sickly child. He was the first of Freud’s students to separate from the master; his ideas (for example, viewing the oedipus as symbolic) began to diverge in 1910. In spite of this, he was appointed as president of the Viennese Psychoanalytic Society in the same year to calm tensions caused by the naming of Jung as the president of the International
Association. He resigned in the following year together with nine of the thirty-five members of the society and founded the Society for Free
Psychoanalytic Study which later became the Individual Psychology
Society, (willpower as an engine of character formation, expressed fundamentally in the form of masculine protest), which held its first meeting in 1911. With Stekel (Rodrigué (1996) established certain biographical similarities between the two) he founded the Zentralblatt fürSee All Chapters