A Handbook of Practical Wisdom: Leadership, Organization and Integral Business Practice

A Handbook of Practical Wisdom: Leadership, Organization and Integral Business Practice


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409439936
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/28/2013
Series: Practical Wisdom in Leadership and Organization Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Dr Wendelin Küpers is an Associate Professor at the School of Management, Massey University, Albany, New Zealand and Dr David Pauleen is Associate Professor of Business Information Systems in the same School.They are the editors of Gower's Practical Wisdom in Leadership and Organization Series. Wendelin Küpers undertakes phenomenological, interdisciplinary and integral research on embodied, emotional and aesthetic dimensions of relational and responsible leadership and organizational practices. He has authored various books and journal articles, is involved in editorial and review activities and serves as conference co-convenor. He teaches in the areas of management, organisation studies and research methodology. David J. Pauleen has edited several books, most recently, Personal Knowledge Management (2011). His work has appeared in journals including the Journal of Management Information Systems, the Journal of Information Technology and Sloan Management Review. Dr Pauleen teaches knowledge management and other topics.

Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword; Introducing a handbook of practical wisdom for our times; The art of practical wisdom: phenomenology of an embodied, wise ‘inter-practice' in organization and leadership, Wendelin M. Küpers; Phrónêsis in action: a case study approach to a professional learning group, Claire Jankelson; Cultivation of wisdom in the Theravada Buddhist tradition: implications for contemporary leadership and organization, Peter Case; Being a wise organizational researcher: ontology, epistemology and methodology, David Rooney; ‘Wise women or caring women': the paradoxical nature of the representation of women in management, Maree Boyle and Amanda Roan; Evaluating the process of wisdom in wise political leaders using a developmental wisdom model, Roberto Biloslavo and Bernard McKenna; Transformation and transcendence for wisdom: the emergence and sustainment of wise leaders and organizations, Jay Hays; Students of wisdom: an integral meta-competencies theory of practical wisdom, Ali Intezari and David J. Pauleen; University presidents as wise leaders? Aristotle's phrónêsis and academic leadership in Germany, Bernd Kleimann; Wisdom and integrity: metatheoretical perspectives on integrative change in an age of turbulence, Mark G. Edwards; Index.

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