“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 collective attention to such timely subjects as EQ, negotiation, global politics, and individual and organizational ethics.”—Steve Kerr, Chief Learning Officer, Goldman Sachs, and Past President of the Academy of Management“One of the ‘most promising’ forthcoming management books.”—EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENTOrganizes wisdom around the five primary philosophical branches—logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, and metaphysicsApplies wisdom in organizations and management through international examples that synthesize a set of practical principles for academics and practicing managersOffers an outstanding collection of world-renowned scholars who give profound insights regarding wisdom
Chapter 10: 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 ...