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Strategic Metaphysics—Can Wisdom Be Taught?
Strategic metaphysics—can wisdom be taught?

There is clearly an opportunity to better address wisdom within the context of management education. On a seemingly daily basis, we are bombarded with examples of the lack of managerial wisdom. From WorldCom to Katrina, we observe and wonder how smart people can make such stupid decisions. Among other things, this suggests to me that although we might be effective in filling our students’ heads with knowledge, facts, and data, we are much less effective in developing graduates who use this knowledge wisely. Wisdom in management education, in my opinion, is achieved through teachers who are willing and able to act as role models so that students are better able to link theory and practice. In ...

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