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How concepts solve management problems

Author: Mike Metcalfe
Publisher: Cheltenham Edward Elgar Pub. Ltd 2014.
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To explain why and how to formulate reflective, pragmatic, or concept driven problem-solving, this book uses the concepts of:* Pragmatic inquiry* Stakeholders' concerns* Idea networking* Solution  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Metcalfe
ISBN: 9781783471089 1783471085
OCLC Number: 969948109
Description: 1 Online-Ressource
Contents: Contents: Preface 1. Reflective Thinking 2. Problem-solving as Pragmatic Inquiry 3. Concerns as Default Concepts 4. Collaborative Planning 5. Idea Networking 6. Solution Concepts 7. Concepts as Dialectic Decision Criteria 8. Solution Action Plans 9. Paradoxical Consequences 10. Questioning Action Plans 11. Solutions Mapping 12. Conclusion Appendix 1: Networking Statements
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`Metcalfe has provided us with a book that offers practical yet philosophically underpinned tools to seek solutions that work for problems constituted by many and contradictory concerns, i.e. wicked Read more...

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