Vita Contemplativa Mundane Poetics: Searching for Wisdom in Organization Studies

@inproceedings{Weick2004VitaCM,
  title={Vita Contemplativa Mundane Poetics: Searching for Wisdom in Organization Studies},
  author={Karl E. Weick},
  year={2004}
}
The craft of idea generation is explored autobiographically, using as the core principle the theme that ideas generate their own contexts for development. Ideas generate their own contexts by means of conceptual affinities, as is illustrated by the author’s movement from ideas about unintended consequences to ideas about cognitive dissonance, enacted environments, organizational failures, and wisdom. Ideas also generate their own context by means of the assumptions they entail, in the author’s… CONTINUE READING

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