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Knowledge for action : a guide to overcoming barriers to organizational change

Author: Chris Argyris
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©1993.
Series: Jossey-Bass management series.; Jossey-Bass social and behavioral science series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Must reading for academics and executives alike. Leading business scholar Chris Argyris helps readers understand why individuals and organizations are unable to learn from their action, then presents  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Argyris, Chris, 1923-
Knowledge for action.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©1993
(DLC) 92042861
(OCoLC)27066954
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Argyris
ISBN: 1555425194 9781555425197
OCLC Number: 243593384
Notes: Caption title.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 309 pages).
Contents: Ineffective learning in organizations --
Defensive routines that limit learning --
Step one: interview and observe the players --
Step two: organize the findings for learning and action --
Step three: conduct meaningful feedback sessions --
Step four: facilitate the change seminar with live cases --
Explosive relationships: stopping button pushing --
Mistrust: overcoming resentment and rebuilding trust --
New team leadership: managing the clash of expectations and needs --
CEO's performanace review: getting feedback from below --
Managing exchanges that could go ballistic: discussing and correcting out-of-control routines --
Conclusion: a model for change and improvement.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass management series.; Jossey-Bass social and behavioral science series.
Responsibility: Chris Argyris.

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