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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 ...

Organizational Epistemology—Interpersonal Relations in Organizations and the Emergence of Wisdom
Organizational epistemology—interpersonal relations in organizations and the emergence of wisdom

You understand something and I don't.

You understand that I don't understand, but you don't understand what it is that I don't understand.

I understand that I don't understand, but I don't understand what it is that I don't understand.

Not only do you not understand what it is I don't understand, you don't understand how you came to understand what it is that you understand.

You understand that your understanding is more advanced than mine, but

you don't understand exactly how it is more advanced, nor do you understand how to make yourself simple again like me. I understand that your understanding is more advanced than mine,

but

my understanding doesn't feel ...

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