Mourning is as essential for organisations as it is for people

Organisations know what to do when they have success. This is the moment you recognize the prople that contributed and organize a party. But what happens when organisations fail to achieve their goals and people had to leave the company? In most cases this is dismissed as a topic and leaders shift the focus to the new opportunities. Does this make sense? What does this mean for the people who stay or leave? In our personal lives we learn that it is important to deal with your loss. What would happen if organisatons integrate mourning into their culture? Will this create stronger organisations?Jakob van Wielink is fascinated by major changes in life and helps organisations and individuals in dealing with fundamental issues of finality. Using the 'Circle of Transition' as a metaphor, he shows that our difficulties in dealing with loss and mourning lay deeply rooted at the heart of conflicts.

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