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Flawed Advice and the Management TrapHow Managers Can Know When They're Getting Good Advice and When They're Not$
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Chris Argyris

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780195132861

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195132861.001.0001

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Building Generic Competence in Organizational Learning

Building Generic Competence in Organizational Learning

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(p.219) 11 Building Generic Competence in Organizational Learning
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Flawed Advice and the Management Trap
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Chris Argyris

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195132861.003.0012

This chapter focuses on how to build generic competence in organizational learning. Building an organization that excels at double-loop learning and one that genuinely integrates the necessary managerial tasks with the relevant human factors is critical. The most effective way to champion Model II skills is for the leaders of any organization to produce them in their dealings with others and their immediate subordinates. In this way, they demonstrate their new skills. And, perhaps more important, they demonstrate that they are willing to be challenged when they are not using Model II skills. This chapter also illustrates how this strategy was, and continues to be, implemented at Monitor Company, a global consulting firm located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. They understood that building these generic competencies had to begin with the leaders of the firm.

Keywords:   generic competence, organizational learning, Monitor Company

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