Leadership Wisdom: Discovering the Lessons of Experience

Overview

In a fast-paced global economy emphasizing innovation and productivity, leaders need to bring as much wisdom as possible to bear on their daily decisions. They often find themselves pulled between making decisions quickly and making them well. The processes described in this guidebook, inquiry and reflection, can help you develop your capacity to make wise choices. You will begin to see a broad range of possible responses and wisely choose the ones that will work best.

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Overview

In a fast-paced global economy emphasizing innovation and productivity, leaders need to bring as much wisdom as possible to bear on their daily decisions. They often find themselves pulled between making decisions quickly and making them well. The processes described in this guidebook, inquiry and reflection, can help you develop your capacity to make wise choices. You will begin to see a broad range of possible responses and wisely choose the ones that will work best.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781604910278
  • Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership
  • Publication date: 3/17/2008
  • Series: J-B CCL (Center for Creative Leadership) Series , #127
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 34
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

This series of guidebooks draws on the practical knowledge that the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) has generated, since its inception in 1970, through its research and educational activity conducted in partnership with hundreds of thousands of managers and executives. Much of this knowledge is shared-in a way that is distinct from the typical university department, professional association, or consultancy. CCL is not simply a collection of individual experts, although the individual credentials of its staff are impressive; rather it is a community, with its members holding certain principles in common and working together to understand and generate practical responses to today's leadership and organizational challenges.
The purpose of the series is to provide managers with specific advice on how to complete a developmental task or solve a leadership challenge. In doing that, the series carries out CCL's mission to advance the understanding, practice, and development of leadership for the benefit of society worldwide.

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Table of Contents

7 Why Leadership Wisdom?

10 Acquiring Leadership Wisdom

12 Developing Wisdom through Inquiry

20 Developing Wisdom through Reflection

29 Wisdom as a Process

29 Suggested Readings

30 Background

31 Key Point Summary

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