This paper presents an organizational learning framework for reframing management practices within large bureaucratic organizations. Reviewing the relevant literature, the paper argues managers' control orientations and practices effectively stifle learning and personal development by severely limiting the ability of employees to exert control or change the nature of their work activities. To encourage organizational learning, a number of reframing tools are proposed The paper concludes by discussing how reframing tools may be used in conjunction with other psychoanalytic techniques to challenge and change managers' control orientations and practices.
Winter, R.P., Sarros, J.C. and Tanewski, G.A. (1997), "REFRAMING MANAGERS' CONTROL ORIENTATIONS AND PRACTICES: A PROPOSED ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING FRAMEWORK", The International Journal of Organizational Analysis, Vol. 5 No. 1, pp. 9-24. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb028860Download as .RIS
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