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Covert Processes at Work by Robert J. Marshak

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CHAPTER 2A Model for Understanding Covert Processes

This chapter introduces a multidimensional model that explains the sources and dynamics of all covert processes. Instead of addressing each of the five covert dimensions separately, the model reveals what they have in common. This model addresses three critical questions:

  1. Why and how do things become covert?
  2. What are the different types of covert processes?
  3. How do different covert processes interact and manifest themselves?

This chapter provides a conceptual foundation for thinking about covert processes and how they may impact any change initiative.

The Covert Processes Model

A number of years ago, Judith Katz and I developed the Covert Processes Model to help us better understand, diagnose, ...

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