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

Author: Chris Argyris
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, cop. 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Argyris
ISBN: 1555425194 9781555425197
OCLC Number: 807853020
Description: xviii, 309 p.; 24 cm.
Contents: UNCOVERING ROADBLOCKS TO IMPROVEMENT. Ineffective Learning in Organizations. Defensive Routines That Limit Learning. DIAGNOSING AND INTERVENING IN THE ORGANIZATION. 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. USING KEY LEARNINGS TO SOLVE PROBLEM SITUATIONS. Explosive Relationships: Stopping Button Pushing. Mistrust: Overcoming Resentment and Rebuilding Trust. New Team Leadership: Managing the Clash of Expectations and Needs. CEO's Performance 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. Appendix: Design Causality: Explaining, Acting On, and Integrating Diverse Perspectives.
Other Titles: A Guide to overcoming barriers to organizational change.
Responsibility: Chris Argyris.

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