Finding wisdom in the spaces between us

Brown, Adrian
November 2012
e-Organisations & People;Autumn2012, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p34
Adrian Brown looks at the nature and dilemmas of wisdom and argues that we can't build wise organisations one person at a time. He explores the challenges of evoking collective wisdom in organisations that adapt to complexity by separating, dividing and then hardening their differences into a turf mentality. The author shares his experience of two interventions that help people see and shift the underlying patterns and assumptions that prevent us from seeing the wisdom in the spaces between us.


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