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Theory in Practice: Increasing Professional Effectiveness

Theory in Practice: Increasing Professional Effectiveness

Chris Argyris, Donald A. Schon

ISBN: 978-1-555-42446-6

Feb 1992, Jossey-Bass

260 pages

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$46.00

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"This book is a landmark in two fields. It is a practical guide to the reform of professional education. It is also a beacon to theoretical thinking about human organizations, about their interdepAndence with the social structure of the professions, and about theory in practice."
-- Journal of Higher Education
Perface.

One: Theory.

1. Theories of Action.

2. Evaluating Theories of Action.

Two: Action.

3. Diagnosing Theories-in-Use.

4. Model I.

5. Model II.

6. Transition from Model I to Model II.

7. Learining Model-II Behavior.

Three: Practice.

8. Issues in Professional Education.

9. Implications for Professional Competence and Practice.

10. Redesigning Professional Education.

NotesReferencesIndex.
"This book is a landmark in two fields. It is a practical guide to the reform of professional education. It is also a beacon to theoretical thinking about human organizations, about their interdepAndence with the social structure of the professions, and about theory in practice." --Journal of Higher Education

"This is a fundamentally important book. It strikes directly to the heart of real education--changing behavior." --Administrative Science Quarterly