Authority, Leadership, and Diversity in Groups, Organizations, and Society:
Navigating a Divisive World



Tavistock Tradition


Group Relations Conferences offer a powerful and unique methodology to observe, examine, and learn about our own behavior and the behaviors of others in groups + organizations.

45 Years at NU

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This is the 45th annual weekend Conference held at Northwestern, and the 13th year of sponsorship by The Center for Applied Psychological and Family Studies of The Family Institute.


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Join us in January! These Conferences benefit professionals in the fields of business, human resources, organizational development, education, and mental health. 25 CEUs for certain licenses.



I was able to immediately apply what I learned at the Conference. I saw how organizational dynamics, such as space, seating arrangements, titles and roles each have profound impacts on groups.” -Business School Director