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Recommended Texts

We'll solicit suggestions for texts and readings from each participant in the seminar. Your suggestions should be personally meaningful and have some intuitive (although not necessarily identifiable) connection to the general topic of the course. Instructors' suggestions include

... to be continued. The above are available from Amazon - see the Amazon OTL List and the UVA Bookstore.


 

Suggested Readings

Session 1

argyris.teaching-smart-people-to-learn
hock.nature-and-creation-of-chaordic-organizations
schein.how-can-organizations-learn-faster
senge.ch1.the-fifth-discipline
senge.ch2-learning-disabilities


Session 2

garvin.building-a-learning-organization (optional)
hock.nature-and-creation-of-chaordic-organizations
knowles.the-adult-learner
quinn.beyond-rational-management-ch3
quinn.beyond-rational-management-ch4
senge.ch10.mental-models
senge.strategies-for-working-mental-models (optional)
zander.art-of-possibility.giving-an-A

 

Session 3

collins.porras.building-your-companys-vision
mills.friesen.the-learning-organization
morgan.images-of-organizations.doc (chaps. 2 & 8)
senge.ch11-shared-vision
senge.team-leaning-pt-2 (optional)
tannenbaum.tannenbaum-schmidt-continuum

 

Session 4

Evaluation-CollectedReflections.doc
kessler.TheHole-GKReflections.doc
kessler.Thoughts-On-Steering.doc
-kessler.Questions-GroundHogDay.doc
lippitt.lippitt.consultant-roles.pdf
morgan.ch4-learning-and-self-organization.pdf
ross.the-five-whys.pdf
seashore.future-of-feedback.pdf


Session 5

corlett.learning-orgs-thoughts.pdf
kessler-learning-wars.html
morgan.ch4-learning-and-self-organization.pdf
ouchi.purpose-and-values-vs-goals.pdf


Session 6

gladwell.blink-ch1-TG.pdf
mental-models.jpeg
morgan.holographic-organization.pdf
senge.fieldbook-chs-10-12-36-MH.pdf
surowiecki.wisdom-of-crowds-ch9-TG.pdf


Inspiratons

argyris.double-loop-learning
argyris.good-communication-that-blocks-learning
argyris.skilled-incompetence
garvin.building-a-learning-organization
hock.nature-and-creation-of-chaordic-organizations
jaques.in-praise-of-hierarchy
kahane.miraculous-option
plato.republic.allegory-of-the-cave
richmond.system-citizens
schein.culture-and-organization-learning
schein.how-can-organizations-learn-faster
schein.interview-anxiety-of-learning
schein.lewins-change-theory
senge.ch1.the-fifth-discipline
senge.ch2-learning-disabilities
wheatley.ch1.leadership-and-new-science

 


 

 

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