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Brad C. Anderson
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Educators Interested in Teaching Organizational & Managerial Wisdom
2. What is wisdom?
3. Can we teach wisdom?
4. Let's start our journey
5. Organizational and managerial wisdom
6. What is an organization?
7. Individual aspects of wisdom
8. Group aspects of wisdom
9. Organizational aspects of wisdom
10. Strategic aspects of wisdom
11. All this sounds great, but how do we achieve it?
12. Critical Realism
13. So, what is critical realism?
14. The real domain
15. The actual domain
16. The empirical domain
17. How does critical realism help us understand organizations?
18. What does this have to do with organizational wisdom?
19. What's next?
21. What are values?
22. Why do we avoid discussing values?
23. Framework 1: Public sector values
24. Framework 2: Political values
25. Why do we have so many values?
26. The ways values interact
27. Values guide wise action
29. What is Rationality?
30. Forms of rationality
31. Disembedded rationality
32. Embedded rationality
33. Embodied rationality
34. Collective rationality
35. Practical reason
36. How do we blend rationalities?
37. Knowledge is required but insufficient for wise action
38. Where to now?
40. Dimensions of power
41. Faces and sites of power
42. How do people and groups exercise power?
43. How will you view power?
44. Wisdom is action-oriented
45. Values and Power
46. Values as social structures
47. Acting to overcome constraining structures
48. The relationship between values and power
49. Values and power as social structures
50. Rationality and power
51. Rationality as social structures
52. The relation between rationality and power
53. Acting to overcome constraining structures
54. Rationality and power as social structures
55. Values, Rationality and Power – Personal Considerations
56. Using Values and Rationality to Solve Complex Problems
57. Building Supportive Alliances
58. Using Rationality to Create Allies: Producing Power Relations
59. Resistance and Conflict
60. When Resistance Turns Into a Fight
61. Finding Champions to Help
62. Where to next?
63. Values, Rationality, and Power – Organizational Considerations
64. Incorporating Values in Recruitment Processes
65. Building Teams Capable of Wise Action
66. Creating an Organization That Can Tackle The Unknown
67. Actions & Attitudes That Enhance Collective Reasoning
68. Appreciative Inquiry Approaches to Facing "Wicked Problems"
69. A Willingness to Experiment
70. Creating Structures That Facilitate Organizational Wisdom
71. Develop Bureaucratic, Institutional and Contextual (Cultural) Rationality About Your Operating Environment
72. The Path Forward
73. Tools to Develop Your Wisdom
74. The Challenges of Developing Wisdom
75. Wisdom Starts with Your Mindset
76. Getting the Best Out of Your Experience
78. Reflection Journaling
79. Developing Social and Emotional Intelligence
80. Moving forward
81. Finding the Courage to Act
82. What is Courage
83. Structures Constraining Our Ability to Act Per Our Values
84. Structures Enabling Our Ability to Act Per Our Values
85. If You Remember One Thing, Remember This
86. The Seniors Program: A case study
87. What was the Seniors Program?
88. Organizational structure of the Seniors Program
89. Timelines of the Seniors Program
90. As an aside, how do you delay frailty?
About the Author
Developing Organizational and Managerial Wisdom - 2nd Edition by Brad C. Anderson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.