Edgar H. Schein

Edgar H. Schein


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in Zürich, Switzerland
March 05, 1928

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Edgar Schein is the Society of Sloan Fellows Professor of Management Emeritus and a Professor Emeritus at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Schein investigates organizational culture, process consultation, research process, career dynamics, and organization learning and change. In Career Anchors, third edition (Wiley, 2006), he shows how individuals can diagnose their own career needs and how managers can diagnose the future of jobs. His research on culture shows how national, organizational, and occupational cultures influence organizational performance (Organizational Culture and Leadership, fourth edition, 2010). In Process Consultation Revisited (1999) and Helping (2009), he analyzes how consultants work on problems in human systems an
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“Most of my important lessons about life have come from recognizing how others from a different culture view things.”
Edgar H. Schein, Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling

“Questions are taken for granted rather than given a starring role in the human drama. Yet all my teaching and consulting experience has taught me that what builds a relationship, what solves problems, what moves things forward is asking the right questions.”
Edgar H. Schein, Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling

“we must become better at asking and do less telling in a culture that overvalues telling. It”
Edgar H. Schein, Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling



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