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Main Title Working wisdom : timeless skills and vanguard strategies for learning organizations /
Author Aubrey, Robert,
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Cohen, Paul M.
Publisher Jossey-Bass Publishers,
Year Published 1995
OCLC Number 31739775
ISBN 0787900583; 9780787900588
Subjects Employees--Training of. ; Employer-supported education--Planning. ; Continuing education--Planning. ; Personeelsopleiding. ; Personeelsplanning. ; Organisatieontwikkeling. ; Organisationsentwicklung. ; Personalentwicklung.
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EJAM WISE HF5549.5.T7A84 1995 WISE Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 09/13/2013
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xxi, 192 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-184) and index.
Contents Notes
Part One. Simultaneous revolutions: the changing nature of work : 1. Learning for survival -- 2. The renewal of practical wisdom -- 3. The career as personal development -- Part Two. The timeless skills of wisdom : 4. Accompanying -- 5. Sowing -- 6. Catalyzing -- 7. Showing -- 8. Harvesting -- Part Three. Strategic imperatives for implementing wisdom : 9. The leadership imperative -- 10. The managerial imperative -- 11. The network imperative -- 12. The technology imperative -- 13. The policy imperative -- 14. The partnership imperative -- Conclusion: Working with wisdom -- Appendix: A brief history of practical wisdom. The notion of the learning organization - popularized by management thinkers and extolled by leaders of today's most progressive companies - is finally made practical for modern managers in Working Wisdom. Robert Aubrey and Paul M. Cohen offer a unique blend of historical context and contemporary examples from such worldwide companies as Dun & Bradstreet, LifeScan, SpectraPhysics, and Raychem to demonstrate how the new role of manager as learning guide can help build the capacity for competitive advantage. The authors show managers how to use existing resources and the age-old skills of providing capable guidance to nurture personal experiences so that the learning organization becomes a reality.