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Evaluating Chris Argyris's ideas An Islamic perspective

Fontaine, Rodrigue Ancelot Harvey and Oziev, Gapur (2012) Evaluating Chris Argyris's ideas An Islamic perspective. In: 2nd International Conference on Islamic Business, ICIB-2012, Islamabad, Pakistan, February, 28 & 29, 2012, National Institute of Banking and Finance (NIBAF). (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Chris Argyris’s work touches on a fundamental point: the lack of congruence between espoused values and theories-in-use. Such incongruence is amplified by the existence of organizational defense routines. From an Islamic perspective, such an incongruence is very problematic. The paper discusses two mechanisms in the Islamic tradition – sincerity to others and mutual consultation – to overcome this problem. The case study also suggests that more modern techniques can be useful as well. The implications for management education are discussed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 6302/26834
Uncontrolled Keywords: Islam, Behaviour, Values, Business studies, Argyris, Islamic perspective, Archetypes Paper type Conceptual paper
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Economics
Depositing User: Dr Gapur Oziev
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2012 03:50
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2012 03:50
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/26834

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