Constructivism 12: Single Loop Learning

Chris Argyris and Donald Schön suggest that each member of an organisation constructs their own representation of the actual, tacit, applied organisational behaviours, also called its “theory-in-use”. Argyris and Schön modelled theory-in-use to investigate its three components. Continue Reading

Constructivism 11: Organizational Learning

Organisational Learning Reflective Practise

Argyris & Schön support the argument that individuals have mental maps both for their skill assets and how to act in situations. They assert that it is these mental maps that guide people’s actions rather than the theories they explicitly espouse. This has implications for approaches to organisational learning. Continue Reading