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Everyday strategic preparedness: the role of practical wisdom in organizations

Author: Statler, Matt ; Roos, JohanPublisher: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 170 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0230515630Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Everyday Strategic Preparedness The Role of Practical Wisdom in Organizations Contents List of Figures Acknowledgements 0.0 Background and Motivation 1.0 Strategy and Unexpected Change 2.0 An Ontological Shift 2.1 Static Ontology 2.2 Dynamic Ontology 3.0 Defining the Problem 4.0 The Problem in Practice 4.1 The Infinite Need for Preparedness 4.2 The Unthinkable 4.3 The Impossible 5.0 Dealing with the Practical Problem 5.1 Strategy 1 -- Lower the Level of Threat 5.2 Strategy 2 -- Optimize Resources 6.0 Facing Tactical Risks 6.1 Tactical Risk 1 -- Diminishing Returns 6.2 Tactical Risk 2 -- Blowback 6.3 Tactical Risk 3 -- Squander 6.4 Zones of 'Acceptable' Risk 7.0 Making Value Judgments 8.0 Re-framing the Strategic Response to Unexpected Change xi xii 1 11 13 14 16 21 25 27 32 35 39 39 41 45 46 50 55 60 65 69 9.0 A Genealogy of Practical Wisdom 9.1 Ancient Roots 9.2 Modern Vestiges 10.0 An Interpretative Framework 10.1 The Balance Theory 10.2 A Dynamic Model 11.0 Reflecting on the Model: Implications 12.0 Developing Practically Wise Habits 13.0 On the Front Lines: The Center for Castastrophe Preparedness and Response (CCPR) at New York University (NYU) 13.1 Storytelling: 'A Million Casualties' 13.2 Dialogue with Diverse Groups 13.3 Integrated Experience 13.4 First-order Reflections: Learning from the Front Line 13.5 Second-order Reflections: Encouraging the Habit 14.0 The Importance of Play in Organizations 14.1 Again, Ancient Roots 14.2 Again, Modern Vestiges: Theoretical and Empirical Evidence 14.3 Play and Practical Wisdom 15.0 Seeking New Directions in Management Education 16.0 Practical Wisdom as Everyday Strategic Preparedness 17.0 Reflecting on the Field of Management and Organization Studies 18.0 Recommendations for the Field of Preparedness 18.1 The Front Lines 73 73 77 85 86 90 99 103 107 109 110 111 114 115 119 119 122 125 127 135 137 147 147 18.2 Business Leaders and Strategists 18.3 Management Education and Training 18.4 Organizing in a Complex and Uncertain World References Index 148 150 151 153 167

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