Three patterns of maladaptive response to turbulence; three possible scenarios

  • Fred Emery
Part of the International series on the quality of working life book series (IQWL, volume 5)


If the transition to turbulent social fields is the most general characteristic of Western societies then we can expect the next decades to be shaped by the endeavours of people to adapt to or to reduce turbulence.


Western Society Reactive Environment Turbulent Environment Social Field Bitter Sense 


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© H. E. Stenfert Kroese b.v., Leiden, the Netherlands 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fred Emery
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  1. 1.Centre for Continuing EducationANUCanberraAustralia

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