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Enlarge the frame of management education

“Management education must be designed to create a heightened and enlightened ‘consciousness.’”

Management training has traditionally focused on helping leaders develop a particular portfolio of cognitive skills: left-brain thinking, deductive reasoning, analytical problem solving, and solutions engineering. Tomorrow’s managers will require new skills, among them reflective or double-loop learning, systems-based thinking, creative problem solving, and values-driven thinking. Business schools and companies must redesign training programs to help executives develop such skills and reorient management systems to encourage their application.

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54 Hacks
5 Barriers

Enlarge the frame of management education

“Management education must be designed to create a heightened and enlightened ‘consciousness.’”

Management training has traditionally focused on helping leaders develop a particular portfolio of cognitive skills: left-brain thinking, deductive reasoning, analytical problem solving, and solutions engineering. Tomorrow’s managers will require new skills, among them reflective or double-loop learning, systems-based thinking, creative problem solving, and values-driven thinking. Business schools and companies must redesign training programs to help executives develop such skills and reorient management systems to encourage their application.

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Learning agility is a business imperative for organizations to stay relevant in the marketOrganizations should offer sponsorships and dedicated time to employees to pursue their educational interests
Hack by Daniele Pigni on November 27, 2018
Once upon a time, far away in India, there was a Sadhu pilgrim.
Story by Bernhard Sterchi on November 13, 2017
Uncertainty is the mother of the non decision.The (ir) rational  for high and rapid assets returns requests.People first, resources, decisions, assets, v
Hack by Frederic J.Leconte on November 4, 2017
Once upon a time there was a successful knight. He lived in a beautiful and prosperous kingdom whose old king was wise and just, as had been his predecessors for many generations.
Story by Bernhard Sterchi on July 15, 2018
The workplace climate is a more potent factor than organisational culture to employee engagement.
Barrier by Nick Mitchell on March 13, 2012
I currently teach a course in Managing Organizations and People to students in the MBA Program at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA.
Story by Mike Cook on June 24, 2013
I wonder if we have gotten to the point where mission statements are ignored. Every organization seems to be creating a mission statement. How effective are these mission statements?
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on February 27, 2018
Once upon a time there were two brothers. They worked in a castle in the woods. It belonged to a powerful sorcerer.
Story by Bernhard Sterchi on September 19, 2018
If you are interested in programming and want to find a good way to increase your knowledge, the logical question: do you need a mentor?
Story by Gregory Wang on March 29, 2018

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