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Organizational traps: leadership, culture, organizational design

Author: Argyris, Chris Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP) 2010.Language: EnglishDescription: 214 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780199586165Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Organizational Traps Leadership, Culture, Organizational Design Contents Introduction What do Traps and their Consequences Look Like? Traps Can Lead to Disaster The Organization of This Book 1 3 4 1 Part I. Why We Act Against Our Own Stated Interests 1. How We Deal with Difficult Situations The Department of State and Secretary Rusk Traps are Universal Intel Corporation Effects of Unilateral Leadership The Pemiciousness of Traps 2. Actions that Trap us The Left-Hand-Right-Hand Case Method Directions for Completing the Left-HandRight-Hand Case 27 11 12 16 18 20 22 25 26 A Preliminary View of the Cases Case 1: Submerging the Primary Issue Case 2: Closed to Learning Case 3: Competing Models Case 4: Easing In Case 5: The CIO and the IT Group Case 6: Advanced MBAs Conclusion 28 30 34 37 44 48 54 57 3. Causes of Traps A Theory of Action How We Create Traps How Model I Theory-in-Use and Defensive Reasoning Lead to Traps Conclusion 58 61 65 74 78 Part II. How Conventional Approaches Bypass Traps--and What to Do About it Introduction 4. Leadership and Traps The Quantitative Approach Leadership: A Historiometric Approach Leadership: Qualitative Approaches Becoming a Conflict Competent Leader Narcissistic Leaders and Other Personality Types Appreciative Inquiry Competing Commitments 83 88 90 94 96 102 104 107 111 Inadequacies of Current Management Research Conclusions 114 116 5. Culture, Leadership, and Traps (co-author Ian Smith) The Andy Case The Royal/Dutch Shell Case Reflecting on Cultures and Traps 6. Strengthening New Approaches Productive and Counterproductive Cultures 118 119 121 125 145 151 154 165 175 179 182 186 Seeking Help from Outside Consultants The Collaborative Community Structural Approaches The Ambidextrous Organization Human Potential Conclusion Conclusion: Traps and the Human Predicament The Attempt to Find New Ways Forward Helping Moon Shots to Succeed The Human Predicament 188 191 195 197 201 207 Bibliography Index

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