Argyris, Chris

Argyris, (Christopher) Chris

(1923–  ) psychologist, sociologist; born in Newark, N.J. He taught at Yale (1951–71) and the Harvard graduate schools of education and business administration (1971). He conducted private consultancies with government organizations. Bringing social science techniques to organizational theory, he specialized in human relations, executive development, and organizational behavior and development. One of his prominent books was Overcoming Organizational Defenses (1990).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Argyris, Chris (1999), Flawed Advice And The Management Trap: How Managers Can Know When They're Getting Good Advice and When They're Not, Oxford University Press, Oxford.
Argyris, Chris. Reasons and Rationalizations: The limits to Organizational Knowledge.
Argyris, Chris. "Teaching Smart People How to Learn." Harvard Business Review 69.3 (1991): 4-15.
Argyris, Chris, Robert Putnam, and Diana McLain-Smith