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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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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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Similar to Matt Matt Shlosberg's comments on companies following industry best practices i.e., "I copy because I am unable to innovate", the same holds true for industry benchmarks.
Hack by Patrick McCann on June 3, 2010
Every new recruitto a company has to go through an introductory process, where he/she becomesfamiliar with the company. This is generally a quick survival lesson and thenyou are sent on your way.
Hack by Kaeden Arnold on August 2, 2011
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Story by Suzanne Young on May 9, 2012
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Story by Nicole Martin on May 26, 2011
Serious Training is a cost effective, intellectually rigorous and experiential based framework for improving management.
Hack by Jeffrey Duke on December 1, 2010
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Hack by John Alan James on June 2, 2010
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Hack by Heike Ulrich on May 11, 2011
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Hack by Sue Seymour on December 15, 2011
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Hack by Michele Munaretti on June 5, 2012
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Hack by virender vyas on April 16, 2011

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