Re: Introductions

Dr Anthony Ingold (
Fri, 12 Sep 1997 16:13:20 +0000

>Introducing Dr. Valerie Stewart, John Mayes, and ENQUIRE WITHIN.
>Valerie and I have been listening to the PCP group for some time and we
>believe that it is now appropriate for us to introduce ourselves.
>Some members of the PCP group will already know the work of Valerie
>Stewart, author of `Business Applications of the Repertory Grid' and a
>number of other publications on the uses of Repertory Grid in business and
>management. Dr. Stewart is an industrial psychologist with an
>international practice which includes innovations in the identification of
>management potential, and significant contributions to the management of
>change in the public and private sectors.
>I began my professional life as an electronic engineer specialising in
>telecommunications, and later qualified as a professional counsellor. I now
>work part time as a counsellor in private practice and in an agency.
>In 1992 Valerie and I began an intensive collaboration to design a computer
>program which would capture - and indeed enhance - the full power of
>Repertory Grid and bring it to the wide community of potential users.
>Our collaboration began when I first encountered `Kelly's Theory of
>Personal Constructs.' I was so taken with the potential power of Repertory
>Grid were it to be put onto a computer platform that I then read `Business
>Applications of the Repertory Grid' and realised the potential power of our
>partnership. The result is a fully interactive, Windows-based application
>of Repertory Grid which we have called ENQUIRE WITHIN.
>More information about ENQUIRE WITHIN will be included in a message which I
>will send shortly. It will incorporate a special offer to members of the
>PCP group who may be interested in ENQUIRE WITHIN.
>I thank members of the group for making it possible to see the very
>interesting discussions that take place here. I hope Valerie and I will be
>able to usefully contribute in future.
>John Mayes
>New Zealand


Sounds interesting. Pity it is PC based, I look forward to the PowerMac
version? Until then I will continue to use RepGrid.

Tony Ingold

Dr. Tony Ingold
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Birmingham College of Food, Tourism & Creative Studies
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