Symposium: Positive and Meaning Work Perspectives: Charting New Paths in Research and Practice

Dear Meaningful Purpose Psychology and Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose friends and colleagues: Over the last decades, the positive and meaning-centered psychology perspective has inspired a fresh approach to the study of organizational phenomena, and spurred a plethora of new scientific thought, research and practice. As this perspective has gained momentum, some of the most…

Diagnosing Organizations’ Cultural Meanings: A Logoteleological Approach

Luis A. Marrero, M.A., RODP, LLC will be facilitating the Diagnosing Organizations’ Cultural Meanings: A Logoteleological Approach workshop during the 9th Biennial International Meaning Conference in Toronto, Canada, July 28-31, 2016. He will be joining leading psychologists from around the world in exploring meaning-centered approaches to questions of spiritual meaning, human flourishing , and social…

Abridged Article: OD2.0

By Luis A. Marrero, M.A. RODP, LLP CEO Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose May 11, 2016 We are happy to offer this abridged format for those who requested a shorter version of OD2.0. Thanks to our readers from around the world for the overwhelming positive response to the longer version of this article. ~ Luis…

Second Wave Organization Development

By Luis A. Marrero, M.A. RODP, LLP CEO Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose May 1, 2016 “We increasingly understand that we need a very different model of humanity….” 2013 United Nations World Happiness Report We live in a time of paradoxes. On the one hand, there are emerging rich, dynamic and exciting trends in the…

The 9th Biennial International Meaning Conference

The 9th Biennial International Meaning Conference Spirituality, Self-Transcendence, & Second Wave Positive Psychology July 28-31, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada The premiere second wave positive psychology conference  across APA divisions & academic disciplines Embracing the dark side of life Empowering humanistic values Cultivating meaning, virtue & happiness Transcending suffering & terror Keynotes: A. Batthyany, W. S.…

The Role of Meanings in Individual, Group and Organizational Health and Productivity: Logoteleological Interventions

Reprint from the December 3, 2015 International Positive Psychology Association Work & Organization Division Newsletter Luis A. Marrero, MA, RODP, LLC  Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose Meaningful Purpose Psychology (MPP) or Logoteleology examines the meanings that successful people, groups, and organizations apply in order to thrive and succeed. This paper gives a brief explanation of…