|Edgar H. Schein|
|Institutions||MIT Sloan School of Management|
|Alma mater||Harvard University, Stanford University, University of Chicago|
|Known for||coercive persuasion, organizational development, career development, group process consultation, organizational culture, corporate culture|
|Notable awards||Lifetime Achievement Award in Workplace Learning and Performance of the American Society of Training Directors, 2000|
Everett Cherington Hughes Award for Career Scholarship, 2000
Marion Gislason Award for Leadership in Executive Development, 2002
Edgar H. Schein (born 1928), a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management has had a notable mark on the field of organizational development in many areas, including career development, group process consultation, and organizational culture. He is generally credited with inventing the term corporate culture.
Schein (2004) identifies three distinct levels in organizational cultures; artifacts and behaviours, espoused values, and assumptions.
- Ph.D., social psychology, Harvard University, 1952
- Master's Degree, Psychology, Stanford University, 1949
- University of Chicago
- Brainwashing and Totalitarianization in Modern Society (1959)
- Coercive Persuasion: A socio-psychological analysis of the "brainwashing" of American civilian prisoners by the Chinese Communists (1961), W. W. Norton (publishers)
- Organizational Psychology (1980) ISBN 0-13-641332-3
- Organizational Culture and Leadership (1985) ISBN 1-55542-487-2
- Lifetime Achievement Award in Workplace Learning and Performance of the American Society of Training and Development, February 3, 2000
- Everett Cherington Hughes Award for Career Scholarship, Careers Division of the Academy of Management, August 8, 2000
- Marion Gislason Award for Leadership in Executive Development, Boston University School of Management Executive Development Roundtable, December 11, 2002
- Board Member
- Advisory Board, Institute for Nuclear Power Operations
- Board Member, Massachusetts Audubon Society
- Board Member, Boston Lyric Opera
For other individuals that have done more extensive research in areas related to Schein's research see:
- ↑ Organizational Learning as Cognitive Re-definition: Coercive Persuasion Revisited, MIT Sloan School of Management, Edgar H. Schein, Society for Organizational Learning., retrieved February 5, 2007.
The issue is similar to that faced by parents of children who have joined cults that have used coercive persuasion. Are the parents in turn justified in kidnapping their child out of the cult and using a deprogrammer to coercively persuade them back to a set of values that the parents are more comfortable with?
|NAME||Schein, Edgar H.|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1928|
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