Collaborative wisdom [electronic resource] : from pervasive logic to effective operational leadership / by Greg Park.
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- Burlington, Vt. : Gower Pub., 2013.
1 online resource (299 p.)
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- Greg Park argues that corporate superstars collapse not primarily due to poor products, inadequate market penetration, financial mismanagement or self-aggrandisement, but rather by a leadership lacking the fundamental values, principles, perspectives, attributes and capabilities for long term organisational survival. The resultant inadequate cognitive mental process of leadership invites inevitable failure, through loss of confidence, motivation, cohesion, advocacy and energy amongst the community of stakeholders. Collaborative wisdom is the existence within the dominant coalition of an organi
- Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; PART 1 WHO NEEDS WISDOM?; 1 Wisdom and Leadership; The Leadership of Chaos and Pragmatism; Nurturing the Attributes and Capabilities of Wisdom - The Role of Business Schools; 2 Understanding Practical Wisdom; What Happened to the Phronimos?; Wisdom Through Adversity; Wisdom in the Modern Business Organisation; Wisdom: A Balance of Attributes and Capabilities; The Development of Wise Leadership within the Organisation; Collaborative Wisdom and the Collective Vision; Exercises
PART 2 WISDOM AND LEADERSHIP PRACTICE3 Operational Leadership: The Development of Credibility and Trust; Leadership in a "Global" Cultural Context; Requisite Experience; Open-Minded and Pragmatic Leadership; Wise Decisions Require Light and Fast Feet; Practical Wisdom: The Logic of People Centricity; Effective Management of Acculturation Through Clarity and Consistency; Rely on Expert Intuition in the Face of Doubt and Uncertainty; Exercises; 4 Practically Wise Operational Leadership: Fundamental Principles and Perspectives; Dangerous, Confusing and Operationally Unnecessary?
Practical Wisdom and the Application of Universal ValuesThe Importance of the Consistent Application of a Single Dominant Logic; Practical Wisdom: The Development and Maintenance of an Inculcated Leadership Cadre; Individual Self-Sacrifice for the Benefit of the Organisational Community; Exercises; 5 Operational Leadership Imperatives; Raise Your Gaze from the Desk; How Not to Manage a Change in an Organisation's Dominant Logic; Operational Leadership Imperative One: Recognise You Are Running a Marathon; Operational Leadership Imperative Two: A Holistic Leadership Approach
Operational Leadership Imperative Three: Re-Prioritise ProfitabilityOperational Leadership Imperative Four: Soft-Hearted Pragmatism - The Development of the Organisational Community; Exercises; PART 3 PRACTICAL AND COLLABORATIVE WISDOM WITHIN A GLOBAL LEADERSHIP CONTEXT; 6 Global Leadership Perspectives and Capabilities; Blackburn Needs Global Leaders! - Consistently Apply the Global Leadership Mindset; What Happened to the Hittites? - Have a Sense of Global and Historical Perspective; Who was Magellan? - Eagerly Go Where You Have Never Gone Before
That Bill Gates is Just a Geek - Leaders Must See Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Innovative IdeasIs The Earth Really Spherical? - Sensitivity to Alternative Views; Was Alexander So Great? - Common Vision and Long-Term Perspective; Sell Soap: How Difficult Can It Be? - Global Efficiency and Local Responsiveness; The Application of Collaborative Perspectives and Attributes: The Dumb versus the Smart Operational Leader; Exercises; 7 Resolving the "Onion Skin" Issue; I'm Leading - How Did That Happen?; I'm Confused - Where Do I Start?; Let's Play Find the Leader
Sounds Reasonable: But How Does it Work in the Context of My Present Role?
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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