“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

Strategic Logic—Toward a Wisdom-Based Approach to Strategic Management

Strategic Logic—Toward a Wisdom-Based Approach to Strategic Management

Strategic logic—toward a wisdom-based approach to strategic management

Wisdom is a fascinating and captivating concept. For thousands of years, philosophers and theologians have pondered its meaning and value, commonly attributing great reverence and awe to those few possessing it. Probably because of the confusion about the term and the ambiguity of its meaning, wisdom has remained mostly absent from the mainstream management literature, with the most notable exceptions being work from authors of chapters in this book. In particular, the field of strategic management has not sufficiently included the concept of wisdom in theoretical frameworks or empirical studies. However, as many have yearned for a better understanding of organizational knowledge and have struggled to successfully apply the knowledge-based ...

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