SAVI Readings

E.G. Try Book or 2021 for a year (or maybe just an author / topic / keyword).

Agazarian, Y.M. (1968). A theory of verbal behaviour and information transfer. (Temple University). Available from UMI Dissertation Express. (AAT 6914069)

Agazarian, Y.M. (1969). A theory of verbal behavior and information transfer. Classroom Interaction Newsletter, 4, 22-33.

Ahlin, G., Sandahl, C., Herlitz, K., & Brimberg, I. (1996). Developing the Matrix Representation Grid (MRG): A method of observing group processes. Findings from time-limited group psychotherapy for alcohol dependent patients. GROUP: The Journal of the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society, 20(2), 145-173. doi: 10.1007/BF02109142

Benjamin, B., Yeager, A., & Simon, A. (2012). Conversation transformation: Recognize and overcome the 6 most destructive communication patterns. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

Byram, C., Marshall, E., & Simon, A. (2005). Red, yellow, green: Modifying communication patterns in an elementary school system. In S.P. Gantt & Y.M. Agazarian (Eds.), SCT in Action: Applying the systems-centered approach in organizations (pp. 99-128). Lincoln, NE: iUniverse. Reprint (2006). London, UK: Karnac Books.

Cox, B.A. (1976). Communication systems in psychotherapy: An empirical investigation into the treatment ideologies of patients and therapist. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation.) Simon Frazer University, British Columbia, Canada.

Davis, R. (2013). Creating the conditions for all voices to be heard: Strategies for working with differences. e-O&P Journal of the Association for Management Education and Development, 20(1), 23-29.

Harvey, R.B. (1976). A study of communication change in group process seminars using the Sequential Analysis of Verbal Interaction. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation.) Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA.

Holst, P. (1990). Male and female communication patterns before and after personal narratives in a long-term support self help group. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation.) Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

MacKinnon, J.R. (1980). An empirical investigation of dyadic verbal interaction in the chronic paediatric health care delivery system. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation.) University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada.

MacKinnon, J.R. (1984). Health professionals' patterns of communication: Cross-purpose or problem solving? Journal of Allied Health, 4, 3-12.

Murphy, V. (2007). A longitudinal case study of effectiveness and efficiency in a systems-centered top management team. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation.) Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.

O’Neill, R.M., Murphy, V., Mogle, J., MacKenzie, M.J., MacGregor, K.L., Pearson, M., & Parekh, M. (2013). Are systems-centered teams more collaborative, productive and creative? Journal of Team Performance Management, 19(3/4), 201-221. doi: 10.1108/TPM-04-2012-0015

Sandahl, C., Lindgren, A., & Herlitz, K. (2000). Does the group conductor make a difference? Communication patterns in group-analytically and cognitive-behaviourally oriented therapy groups. Group Analysis, 33(3), 333-351.

Simon, A. (1993). Using SAVI for couples' therapy. Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 4, 39-62.

Simon, A., & Agazarian, Y.M. (1967). SAVI: Sequential analysis of verbal interaction. Philadelphia, PA: Research for Better Schools.

Simon, A., & Agazarian, Y.M. (2000). SAVI - The system for analyzing verbal interaction. In A.P. Beck & C.M. Lewis (Eds.), The process of group psychotherapy: Systems for analyzing change (pp. 357-380). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Simon, A., & Boyer, E.G. (1971). Mirrors for behaviors: An anthology of classroom observation instruments. Vols. 1-17. Philadelphia, PA: Research for Better Schools.

Smith, Joyce A. (1970). The effects of modeling behavior on the communications of clients in counseling situations (Unpublished doctoral dissertation.) University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO.

Sturdevant, K.S. (1991). A pilot study of intrapersonal and interpersonal process as measured on the experiencing scale and the sequential analysis of verbal interaction (SAVI). (Unpublished master's thesis.) University of Iowa, Ames, IA.

Weir, R. (1978). Treatment and outcome as a function of staff-patient interaction. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation.) University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

Zimmerman, K.W. (1970). Verbal classroom interaction and characteristics including self-actualization of home economics teachers. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation.) Iowa State University, Ames, IA.