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Claudia

Yes, learned helplessness in organisations may result from feeling you're not heard, no matter how loud you shout, and thus not valued. On the part of management it results from poor self esteem, i.e. I can't do it and I don't know how to. Hence we call in the consultant. But am I telling you anything you don't already know? And let's face it, you'd be out of work if organisational learned helplessness didn't exist!
And as for Campbell, interesting phenomenon, and your observations are spot on. But is he worth discussing? As a woman, I wouldn't give him the pleasure.
C.

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