Teaching Smart People How to Learn has 93 ratings and 9 reviews. Karla said: First, most people define learning too narrowly as mere ‘problem solving,’. Summary. “Teaching Smart People How to Learn” by Chris Argyris. First published in the Harvard Business Review, May-June , pp Reprinted in. Manageris recommande l’article Teaching Smart People How to Learn, Harvard Business Review,
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I was worried going in, because it appeared that Argyris didn’t actually have much to say about how to teach smart people how to learn. Exposing problems is the difficult part tackled by Chris Argyris.
Apr 14, Dave rated it liked it. The focus is on professional’s attitudes towards learning, using the example of management consultants. Refresh and try again. Paperback80 pages.
Books by Chris Argyris. Second order thinking This book is about a single idea of why highly educated executives don’t consider their own roles in underperformance while they adopt defensive attitudes and blame the external environment. Julia rated it really liked it Jul 07, It’s like a teaser trailer for “Overcoming Organizational Defenses.
James Mcdonough rated it it was amazing May 14, John rated it really liked it Sep 18, So when they do fail, instead of critically examining their own behavior, they cast blame outward—on anyone or anything they can.
Nikita rated it liked it Sep 07, Magnus Siverbrant rated it really liked it Jun 05, Change has to start at the top because otherwise defensive senior managers are likely chgis disown any transformation in reasoning patterns coming from below.
Olof rated it it was amazing Jan 19, Trivia About Teaching Smart Pe I guess this particular topic supports the old adage that not everything can be learned from books.
Agyris’s early research focused on the unintended consequences for individuals of formal organizational structures, executive leadership, control systems, and management information systems, and on how individuals adapted to change those consequences. Sep 29, Karla Strand rated it liked it Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem?
Though the term cognitive dissonance is not used, it is well explained by examples. The first thing I noticed about this text is how tiny it is, and then that it is only 72 pages, and then that the font is quite large and spaced out.
And really, this text is more about how arguris get your employees to stop being defensive, renamed so that managers would feel okay about reading it at work, I imagine. A couple of key points jumped out at me.
Teaching Smart People How to Learn by Chris Argyris
Return to Book Page. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The first step is for managers at the top to examine critically and change their own theories-in-use. May 16, Jenny Reading Envy rated it did not like texching Shelves: I can certainly relate the above from personal experience. Respect for people means that managers err.
Article: Teaching Smart People How To Learn
My last challenge here is this: Agyris’s early research focused on the unintended consequences for individuals of formal organizational structures, executive leadership, control systems, and management information systems, and on how indivi Chris Argyris is a director of elite strategy consulting firm, the Monitor Group, and is the James Bryant Conant Professor of Education and Organizational Behavior at Harvard Business School.
Hence, problems need to be exposed, root causes analyzed and countermeasures experimented, then standardized. Trent J rated it really liked it Aug 04, So in that aspect, we all need to read this and take a long, hard look in the mirror.