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Working wisdom : timeless skills and vanguard strategies for learning organizations

Author: Robert Aubrey; Paul M Cohen
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, ©1995.
Series: Jossey-Bass management series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Aubrey, Robert, 1948-
Working wisdom.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, ©1995
(OCoLC)904148010
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Aubrey; Paul M Cohen
ISBN: 0787900583 9780787900588
OCLC Number: 31739775
Description: xxi, 192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 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.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass management series.
Responsibility: Robert Aubrey, Paul M. Cohen.
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