Chris Argyris’ Basic Management Theory

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The beginning:
Chris Argyris's Basic Management Theory
Introduction
Chris
Argyris
is known as one of the first major contributors of organizational development.
Argyris
has developed theories and strategies for individuals and organizations in the area of development in the workplace. The goal of all Chris
Argyris’s
theories is long-term effectiveness (
Argyris
and
Schon
, 1974).
Argyris
believed that people can be self-directed to be motivated and creative. His Immaturity/Maturity Theory is based on
channes
of communication that may cause alienation, apathy and antagonism in the work place in regards to employee interaction (
Warrier
, 2003).
One of the contributions of Immaturity/Maturity Theory is that it helps define action as the most powerful...
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