Academic conference papers

Toxicity in space. Bullying around vacuums and 'black holes'. ISPSO SYMPOSIUM, ROME, JUNE 2015 (www.ispso.org). This paper brings together cosmic theory, psychoanalytical theories and theories on workplace bullying.

Bullying in a pristine organisation. Joint paper with Andreas Liefooghe. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF WORKPLACE BULLYING AND HARASSMENT, JUNE 2014, MILAN. www.iawbh.org

Peeling back the layers of organisational life to reveal the deeper and hidden dynamics: A new reflexive framework of researchers and consultants. Joint paper with Andreas Liefooghe. OPUS (www.opus.org.uk) CONFERENCE, 2013.

Workplace bullying: A dance of death.  ERSC SEMINAR SERIES. NEW APPROACHES TO BULLYING AND CONFLICT AT WORK. BIRKBECK COLLEGE, LONDON. VULNERABLE SELVES. DISCIPLINING OTHERS. MAY, 2011.

Exploring ‘space’ in workplace bullying scenarios: boundaries, vacuums and black holes. 7th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WORKPLACE BULLYING AND HARASSMENT, CARDIFF, UK, JUNE 2010.

A Systems Psychodynamic Perspective of Workplace Bullying Scenarios: Boundary Testing, Vacuums and Risk. IST GLOBAL CONFERENCE - BULLYING AND THE ABUSE OF POWER. SALZBURG, AUSTRIA. NOVEMBER 2009.

A Systems Psychodynamic Perspective of Workplace Bullying Scenarios. OPUS (an Organisation for Promoting Understanding of Society) CONFERENCE NOVEMBER, 2008.

Thinking outside the box: systemic and holistic ways of understanding the complex dynamics of workplace bullying. FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BULLYING AND HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE. TRINITY COLLEGE, DUBLIN. 2006.

A life cycle theory of bullying: containment, boundaries and a futile search for recognition. THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BULLYING AND HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE, BIRKBECK COLLEGE, LONDON. 2002.

Breaking plates: a search for recognition within the co-evolution of workplace relationships. ISPSO (INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE PSYCHOANALYICAL STUDY OF ORGANISATIONS) SYMPOSIUM, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, 2002.

Destructiveness and the loss of creativity within a life cycle of workplace bullying. ISPSO (INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE PSYCHOANALYICAL STUDY OF ORGANISATIONS) SYMPOSIUM, PARIS, 2001.

Lies in truth and truth in lies: an in-depth study of a bullying scenario. 4th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ETHICS AND HRM: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND PRACTICE, 2001.

A life cycle theory of bullying. AISA (AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF SOCIO-ANALYSIS) SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE, TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA, 2001.

Bullying at work – from definition to preventative action. INTERNATIONAL HARRASSMENT NETWORK:THE SECOND ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON HARASSMENT AND BULLYING IN THE WORKPLACE, PRESTON, UK, 1999.