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Reasons and rationalizations : the limits to organizational knowledge

Author: Chris Argyris
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.
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"Argyris is one of the best known management scholars in the world - a leading light whose work has consistently addressed fundamental organizational questions, and who has provided some of the key concepts and building blocks of our understanding of organizational learning: single and double learning, theory in use, and espoused theory, amongst others." "In this book, he questions many of the assumptions of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Argyris
ISBN: 019926807X 9780199268078
OCLC Number: 53155616
Description: vi, 242 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The corrosion of character : Capitalist and Socialist economics --
Inhibiting double-loop learning in business organizations --
Inhibiting double-loop learning in government and information technology --
Features of scholarly inquiry that inhibit double-loop learning and implementable validity --
Interventions that facilitate double-loop learning --
Organizational interventions that facilitate double-loop learning.
Responsibility: Chris Argyris.
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