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What is Attachment Theory

Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship and Organizational Resilience During Unprecedented Times
The theory focuses on the relationship and bond between people. Often referring to Bowlby as the first attachment theorist.
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The Cohesive Factors in Building Resilience and Team Dynamism in a Turbulent Era: Team Motivation and the Organizationally Resilient
Rodney James Luster (University of Phoenix, USA), Elvire Daniels (University of Phoenix, USA), Stephen More (University of Phoenix, USA), and Alana Morales (University of Phoenix, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-4605-8.ch020
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on industry have also tested leaders and their organizations to explore the potentials of sustainability amidst such impacting conditions. Amidst this flurry of responsivity, a focus on protecting human capital and building resilience has emerged as a primary linchpin for continuity. Exploring the dynamics of authentic leaders and their processes for team development, alongside the pivotal role of teams in “knowledge organizations,” current effective business practices may provide insight into resilience-building for many more organizations. The focus of this contributive chapter is to examine organizational leadership and its important role in defining enhanced employee resilience practices during a turbulent era, with a closer look at the “cohesive factors” of durability and resilience as determinants of high-functioning teams and organizations.
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On Witches and Chic Evil: A Psycho-Sociological Analysis of The Love Witch
A psychological theory proposing a deep and stable emotional bond connecting two individuals that have a close relationship; mostly discussed in the cases of mother-child or romantic partner relationships.
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Why It Is Difficult to Disengage From Facebook
It presents different styles of attachment that have been built in the childhood period and transmitted to the adulthood. These styles can explain some aspects of the attachment to Facebook and the consequences of disengagement perceived as a separation from caregiver’s figure.
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Attachment-Based Play Techniques for Enhancing Growth in Supervision
A psychological and ethological theory, originally formulated by John Bowlby and elaborated by Mary Ainsworth, that focuses on the importance of primary relationships between humans.
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