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(1923– ) American business theorist, one of the founding fathers of orga­ni­za­tional psychology, Professor Emeritus at Harvard Business School. Argyris has influenced thinking about the relationship of people and organizations, organizational learning and action research.

17 05, 2011

I’m a hypocrite and that’s ok

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To say to someone, “you’re a hypocrite” is about the nastiest thing I can say. The taboo of hypocrisy is so dark and foreboding that I refuse to look at my own hypocrisy. Now research on the brain reveals that our inconsistent behavior is a fact of life. If hypocrisy is a natural state, could we all “chill out” about the horrors of being hypocritical?

3 05, 2011

Action Science: Concepts, methods and skills for research and intervention

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This book by Chris Argyris, Robert Putnam, and Diana McLain Smith, was published by Jossey-Bass in 1985 and remained in print until 2000. It has become a standard text in several graduate-level courses. In the interests of continuing to make it available to scholars, researchers, and practitioners, we are providing the full text, chapter by chapter, in PDF format. · Go to Action Science: Concepts, methods and skills for research and intervention →

23 06, 2010

Chris Argyris: Action science

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Aims to accurately describe and efficiently demonstrate the theory and practice of action science and, secondarily, to connect individuals and groups interested in working with action science. The “action science” strategy of organizational development was defined and vigorously advanced primarily by Dr. Chris Argyris (with important help from Donald Schon and others) over a period of more than 50 years. · Go to Chris Argyris: Action science →

7 11, 2009

What about Chris Argyris?

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From Luc Galoppin: Chris Argyris is one of the founding fathers of organizational psychology. His main focus is on learning and most of all: the pitfalls that inhibit learning. Here’s Galoppin’s top 3 of reasons why he should have quoted Argyris earlier. · Go to What about Chris Argyris? →

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