Lionel F. Stapley is an organizational consultant and the Director of OPUS (An Organisation for Promoting Understanding of Society) an educational charity that seeks to encourage the study of conscious and unconscious processes in society and institutions within it. He is also a member of the International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CFIPD), and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management (FCIM).
Laurence J. Gould is a former Director and Professor of Psychology in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program at the City University of New York. He is the Founding Director of the Program in Organizational Development and Consultation at the William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Institute, New York City; the Co-Director of the Program in Organizational Development and Consultation: A Psychoanalytic and Open Systems Perspective, at the Sigmund Freud Center of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem; and the Director of the Socio-Psychoanalytic Program in Organizational Development and Consultation at IPTAR (Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research), New York City. He is a Member of OFEK (The Israel Association for the Study of Group and Organizational Processes); the Co-Editor of the journal of Organizational and Social Dynamics; and a founding member of ISPSO (the International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations). He works as a psychoanalyst and organizational consultant.