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作者 Rooney, David
書名 Wisdom and Management in the Knowledge Economy
出版項 London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2010
國際標準書號 9780203852798 (electronic bk.)
book jacket
版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (275 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
系列 Routledge Research in Strategic Management Ser
Routledge Research in Strategic Management Ser
附註 Book Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Figures -- Tables -- Preface -- 1 Wise Business in a Knowledge Society -- 2 Where Did Talk of Wisdom Go? -- 3 Wisdom -- 4 Knowledge and Innovation -- 5 Communication -- 6 Change -- 7 HRM -- 8 Strategy and Business Policy -- 9 International Business -- 10 Leadership -- 11 Business Schools -- 12 Where Can Talk of Wisdom Go? -- Appendix -- Bibliography -- Index
Today there are more technology, technologists, knowledge and experts than at any time in human history; but from a global perspective, it is difficult to argue that this accumulation of knowledge and technology has put the world in an unambiguously better position than it was in the past. Business is not getting any easier to do and major corporate collapses based on poor decisions, poor conduct, and poor judgement continue to occur. In public administration too, basic institutions and services (education, health, transport) seem to be continually undergoing "crises" of inadequate delivery and excessive pressure. Wisdom and Management in the Knowledge Economy explains why unwise managerial practice can happen in a world characterized by an excess of information and knowledge. Drawing on Aristotle's idea of practical wisdom, the book develops a theory of social practice wisdom that addresses important social psychological and sociological dynamics that underpin wise management and organizations. As well as providing a detailed theory of social practice wisdom, this book considers practical issues in organizational communication, behavior, culture, change and knowledge as well as in HRM, leadership, ethics, strategy, international business, business education, and wisdom research. By introducing the notion of social practice wisdom, aspects of social structure, organizational culture, and organizational communication needed for wisdom to flourish are for the first time rendered visible in a way that opens new possibilities for wiser management, wiser organizations, and wisdom research.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Rooney, David Wisdom and Management in the Knowledge Economy London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2010 9780415445733
主題 Wisdom
Electronic books
Alt Author McKenna, Bernard
Liesch, Peter
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