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Shadow Working in Project Management

New access to 2018 article about new levels of consciousness in project management added to PMWL

17 June 2021 – Dallas, TX, USA – In case you missed it, new access to an excellent previously published article related to the importance of the subconscious in project management decision making is available in the PM World Library (PMWL).  The resource is an article titled “Shadow Working in Project Management: Towards new levels of consciousness in groups” authored by Joana Bértholo, PhD that was published in the PM World Journal in April 2018.

According to author’s introduction: The way a project manager handles a situation cannot be solely attributed to personality, nor is it merely a result of acquired competencies and learned conduct. These rational aspects, although they are ever present, are in fact in relation to a larger totality. The Shadow is a permanent part of that larger totality, and it comes up generally through conflict or emotionally charged situations; in lack of drive or motivation; addictive and compulsive behaviour, sensations of strong instability; somatic bodily symptoms, diseases, nervous ticks, allergies, and all sorts of bodily manifestations, among other forms the Shadow has to show itself…

To read this article, visit the Applications and Hot Topics section of the library at, scroll down and click on “Way out there Ideas and Perspectives”. Scroll down to find the resource. Registration is required to access; to see who has free access, visit