TITLE

It is wise to ask?

AUTHOR(S)
BIRCHFIELD, REG
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
New Zealand Management;Jul2012, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author offers opinions on leadership. It is argued that competent leadership is impossible without the quality of wisdom, the ability to make the best use of the knowledge available to make the proper decisions. This is seen as particularly important due to the vast expansion of information available in the 21st century.
ACCESSION #
77784670

 

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