living wisdom new directions in business thinking Cranmore Foundation
complexity creates new challenges
uncertainty requires new thinking
new thinking | new answers  “ we cannot solve problems at the level they were created”
there is more than rational thinking intent thought feeling western emphasis: rational / discursive efficient / effective ...
trends in business thinking  intent thought feeling western emphasis: rational / discursive efficient / effective economic...
new business thinking | a new balance intent thought feeling action wisdom
current new thinking in business | aesthetics
current new thinking in business | ethics
current new thinking in business | wisdom
<ul><li>cranmore foundation </li></ul>living wisdom
cranmore foundation <ul><li>researching wisdom traditions </li></ul><ul><li>identifying universal values </li></ul><ul><li...
premise <ul><li>wisdom traditions  a valuable resource </li></ul><ul><li>hinduism | buddhism | jainism | judaism | christi...
wisdom traditions today <ul><li>often seen </li></ul><ul><li>within a religious context </li></ul><ul><li>as moral prescri...
wisdom traditions tomorrow <ul><li>can be seen as </li></ul><ul><li>a consistent set of universal values </li></ul><ul><li...
wisdom principles support deep sustainability <ul><li>to inspire  </li></ul><ul><li>sustainable business, government and e...
unlocking the wisdom <ul><li>requires a quality of reflection </li></ul><ul><li>that allows a broader understanding </li><...
the advantage of applied wisdom <ul><li>deep reading and unlocking wisdom traditions </li></ul><ul><li>broadens and deepen...
cranmore foundation <ul><li>provides  courses   and workshops </li></ul><ul><li>for business, government and education </l...
living wisdom new directions in business thinking Cranmore Foundation This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Att...
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  • In recent years the businesscommunity is seen taking an interest in other than purely rational or discursive ways of thinking. Current challenges show a complexity that requires other qualities of reflection . These trends can be shown in the graph above: a new interest in the possible contributions of wisdom, fo aesthetics and ethics to business, as well as a new interest in a practical approach.
  • Cranmore Foundation - New directions in business thinking

    1. 1. living wisdom new directions in business thinking Cranmore Foundation
    2. 2. complexity creates new challenges
    3. 3. uncertainty requires new thinking
    4. 4. new thinking | new answers “ we cannot solve problems at the level they were created”
    5. 5. there is more than rational thinking intent thought feeling western emphasis: rational / discursive efficient / effective economic action pragmatic truth beauty ethics wisdom
    6. 6. trends in business thinking intent thought feeling western emphasis: rational / discursive efficient / effective economic action wisdom universal values aesthetics in business sustainability CSR evidence based medicine
    7. 7. new business thinking | a new balance intent thought feeling action wisdom
    8. 8. current new thinking in business | aesthetics
    9. 9. current new thinking in business | ethics
    10. 10. current new thinking in business | wisdom
    11. 11. <ul><li>cranmore foundation </li></ul>living wisdom
    12. 12. cranmore foundation <ul><li>researching wisdom traditions </li></ul><ul><li>identifying universal values </li></ul><ul><li>reformulated as design principles </li></ul><ul><li>for sustainable business, government and education </li></ul>
    13. 13. premise <ul><li>wisdom traditions a valuable resource </li></ul><ul><li>hinduism | buddhism | jainism | judaism | christianity | islam </li></ul><ul><li>confucianism | taoism | shintoism | indigenous cultures </li></ul>
    14. 14. wisdom traditions today <ul><li>often seen </li></ul><ul><li>within a religious context </li></ul><ul><li>as moral prescriptions </li></ul><ul><li>or social conventions </li></ul>
    15. 15. wisdom traditions tomorrow <ul><li>can be seen as </li></ul><ul><li>a consistent set of universal values </li></ul><ul><li>at work within all of nature </li></ul><ul><li>exemplifying natural law </li></ul>
    16. 16. wisdom principles support deep sustainability <ul><li>to inspire </li></ul><ul><li>sustainable business, government and education </li></ul><ul><li>cranmore foundation unlocks wisdom principles </li></ul><ul><li>into practically applicable </li></ul><ul><li>design principles </li></ul>
    17. 17. unlocking the wisdom <ul><li>requires a quality of reflection </li></ul><ul><li>that allows a broader understanding </li></ul><ul><li>for translation to other domains </li></ul><ul><li>we call that process ‘ deep reading ’ </li></ul>
    18. 18. the advantage of applied wisdom <ul><li>deep reading and unlocking wisdom traditions </li></ul><ul><li>broadens and deepens our understanding </li></ul><ul><li>personally and organizationally </li></ul><ul><li>inspiring deeply sustainable solutions </li></ul>
    19. 19. cranmore foundation <ul><li>provides courses and workshops </li></ul><ul><li>for business, government and education </li></ul><ul><li>undertakes research into wisdom principles </li></ul><ul><li>provide consultancy in applying wisdom principles </li></ul>www.cranmorefoundation.org
    20. 20. living wisdom new directions in business thinking Cranmore Foundation This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License. To view a copy of this license, visit   http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/uk/  or send a letter to Creative Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California, 94105, USA.

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