This book presents an assumption that the primary task of the residential conferences is to provide those who attend with opportunities to learn about leadership, discussing the role of director and interpersonal and intergroup relations within the staff group.

part I|2 pages

Conference Design

chapter 1|6 pages


chapter 2|19 pages

The Basis of Conference Design

chapter 3|15 pages

Conference Structure

chapter 4|12 pages

Conference Culture

part II|2 pages

Conference Events

chapter 5|14 pages

Study Groups

chapter 6|19 pages

The Large-group Event

chapter 7|26 pages

The Intergroup Exercise

chapter 8|9 pages

Application Groups

chapter 9|9 pages

The Plenary Sessions

part III|2 pages

The Conference Institution

chapter 10|9 pages

The Life of the Conference

chapter 11|10 pages

The Staff Group

chapter 12|10 pages

Training or Therapy

chapter 13|11 pages

Institutional Reproduction

chapter 14|16 pages

Summary and Future Prospects