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“A brilliant and comprehensive introduction to the most seminal component of leadership: wisdom. The diversity of the readings and wisdom of the authors make this a most original and valuable addition to the management canon.”—Warren Bennis, Distinguished Professor of Management, University of Southern California and author of On Becoming a Leader“This wonderful compilation proves that management is as much art as science, and that deep thinking can inform and inspire practice to be more humane, ethical, and, yes, wise.”—Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard Business School Professor and best-selling author of Confidence: How Winning Streaks and Losing Streaks Begin and End“If you'll forgive a pun, this is a wise book about organizational and managerial wisdom. It shows what's possible when some of our best thinkers turn their ...

Interpersonal Aesthetics—Emotional and Social Intelligence Competencies are Wisdom in Practice
Interpersonal aesthetics—emotional and social intelligence competencies are wisdom in practice

As I pant up this vertiginous path, the glare from the bright Grecian sun in August is intense. The sun bakes you even before it burns you. Although it seems forever, I keep walking and wondering why I am doing this. The answer is that I am in search of wisdom. Up and up, the climb is to the temple of Apollo. To be accurate, I am not in search of wisdom as much as I am seeking to understand life's experiences and their meaning. For more than 2,500 years, people have come to hear the prognostications of the oracle of Delphi and to find some ...

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