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Creating a Shift: The Power of the Empty Chair

Summary: Gestalt is a type of psychology that looks for the whole picture. Rather than trying to force people to change, it takes a more paradoxical approach by heightening the understanding of the forces at play right now—the things that hold the status quo in place. That increased awareness allows change to happen. A classic gestalt intervention is called the "empty chair."

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  • Topics: Change Management
  • Keywords: Customer requirements, customer satisfaction and value,
  • Author: Maurer, Rick
  • Journal: Journal for Quality and Participation