In today’s rapidly changing world, organizations face the unique challenges of multiple ‘dualisms:’ working productively in the present while innovating fruitfully for the future, being successful but not becoming a victim of the success, and acting under conditions of uncertainty while having a clear vision of the future. A lack of managerial ability to deal productively with such conflicting challenges can lead to disasters in many organizations. Is there a promising solution? Yes, wisdom management! This workshop offers a great opportunity to learn:
Why Wisdom and Why Today?
- By “wisdom” we mean. . .
- To be or not to be wise at the workplace?
- Can and should managers be wise?
- What the characteristics of wise managers are
- Time appropriateness for managing for wisdom
Explaining Wisdom-Related Skills
- The main interdisciplinary approaches
- Is wisdom the same phenomenon across a variety of domains of human endeavour?
Understanding Wisdom and Its Application To
How to Measure Wisdom-Related Performance?
“Know-Hows” of Wisdom Management
- Best organizational practices
- Working approaches of wise executives
- Promising solutions to unwise problems
- Successful strategies for stimulating wisdom-related performance
Climate Conducive to Wisdom Management
- How to create and sustain it
- How to channel wisdom in organizations
How do Famous Managers use Their Wisdom?
- Lessons from well-known businessmen and entrepreneurs
- Tips from successful public servants
- Leaning from great scientists
Absence of Wisdom and Its Consequences
- What is it and why it matters?
- Foolishness and its outcomes
. . . and a Journey to Wisdom in
- Our teams
- Our organizations
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- What constitutes applied wisdom and why it is important for individuals and organizations alike
- Who, when, and why can be considered a wise person
- How to assess wisdom-related performance
- ‘Wise manager’: myth or reality?
- Is there a place for wise managers in today’s organizations?
- How to identify and develop wise managers
- What the legacy of wise managers is
- How to cultivate wisdom-related performance by applying micro- and macro-organizational strategies
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
- Senior managers in public, private or non-profit organizations, who are responsible for multiple functions at a strategic level
- Directors who wish a new way of thinking to excite their organizations
- HR executives on whom organizations rely for strategic advice and programming
- Professionals having negotiation responsibilities
- Project managers, team leaders, and supervisors who need help to resolve daily situations at work
- Team leaders who need to build, direct, inspire, motivate, and efficiently manage teams
- Managers facing challenging schedules with limited resources
- Managers, supervisors, and coordinators who want to move beyond the administrative aspects of management
- Experienced managers wishing to take stock of their development plans
- Individuals who consider management as a future career choice
- Professionals who want to become wise problem solvers and decision makers
- Individuals wishing to organize their life to be happier, more fulfilled, and less stressful
- Individuals who want to understand whether they possess unique wisdom-related skills necessary for success in professional and personal lives
- Politicians who wish to be wise in undertaking decisions and actions