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Ines Langemeyer: Das Wissen der Achtsamkeit

Reviewed by Prof. Dr. phil. Barbara Wedler, 2016-06-03

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Ines Langemeyer: Das Wissen der Achtsamkeit. Kooperative Kompetenz in komplexen Arbeitsprozessen. Waxmann Verlag Marketing & Rezensionen (Münster, New York) 2015. 276 pages. ISBN 978-3-8309-3308-3. D: 34,90 EUR, A: 35,90 EUR.
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Discussion

One of the great strengths of this reference book is the excellent research on disasters concerning High- Reliability Organizations (HRO). The authors broad scope based on models and theories of different scientifical fields proofs that the factor „team“ is the key to a solid and formative practice of modern technologies. A team developed attention and awareness regarding the work process belong to the conductive conditions when dealing with high-technologies. Furthermore a multiprofessional cooperation represents an essential factor. All actors are skilled in cooperative competences. However Langemeyer doesn´t stop at this knowledge but points out the dangers of a dogmatic use of technologies. At this point power structures come into the view of the observer and invite implicitly to deal critically with social conditions.

Summary

An absolutely profound book on a yet scientifically sparesly reflected theme which for sure can be read more than once giving impulse into different directions. A book every (team) leader should read; offering a professional base in discussions on professionalization. Afterwards the reader of this reference book will take a closer look on collaboration, discussions about guiding principles and the high technologization of work processes- only to mention a view points. Though Langemeyer uses very specific theories and models she shows in a profound and descriptive way that it is about more than competency only: it is about cooperative competency! Everyone to whom the future, humans, as well as safe and formative work processes play a role should read this book, more than once!

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Barbara Wedler, 2016. Review of: Ines Langemeyer: Das Wissen der Achtsamkeit. Kooperative Kompetenz in komplexen Arbeitsprozessen. Waxmann Verlag Marketing & Rezensionen (Münster, New York) 2015. ISBN 978-3-8309-3308-3. In: socialnet Reviews, 2016-06-03. ISSN 2190-9245. Retrieved 2022-06-28 from https://www.socialnet.de/en/reviews/19839.php.


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