Simon, Argyris, Huber and Weick LO27288

From: Jan Lelie (
Date: 09/25/01

Replying to LO27272 --

Hello Nik,

Argyris, I always use: the best is: "Strategy, change and defensive
routines". Defensive routines can be compared with Mental Models from "The
Fifth Discipline".

Weick I can also recommend: "Social Psychology of Organizing". Handy might
come in handy too, but then, my second name is Charles, so i've a bias.

When you want to start at the top: "Paradoxes of Group Life" by Smith and



Nik King-Turner wrote:

> I am a student in New Zealand studying management. I am writing an essay
> on organizational learning. Would you have any info that may be usefull?

With kind regards - met vriendelijke groeten,

Jan Lelie

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