Mental Models and Change LO29319

From: Fred Nickols (
Date: 10/15/02

Replying to LO29281 --

Replying to Lee McCartney in LO29281, who is "interested in setting up an
experiment that measures how managers cope with continuous organizational
change. I want to examine how their mental models effect their capacity
to change and how they react to that change."

Lee adds:

>I'm interested in finding out if anybody is familiar with other
>research/experiments/Journals that specifically measure mental models and
>how they effect managers ability to cope with change. Of course comments
>are also very welcome.

Just out of curiosity, does anyone know of any evidence that so-called
"mental models" actually exist or are we dealing here with an assumption,
a hypothesis, a theory that mental models exist. How would we know that
they exist?


Fred Nickols


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