Business Feel: From the Science of Management to the by S. Segal

By S. Segal

Simply as an outstanding musician has a sense for rhythm and an athlete has a sense for the sport, so an excellent businessperson has a well-developed company feel. How can we strengthen this feeling? How does an outstanding enterprise experience improve our company judgment, our skill to belief our instinct, imagine on our toes, make and execute judgements? those and different questions might be replied through reading the lifestyles studies of CEO's who're famous for excellence of their think for the enterprise. The company experience of, among others, Jack Welch, Andrew Grove, and Ricardo Semler may be explored.

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It made so much sense to me that discovering an error in my thinking or in my position should be a source of joy rather than regret that I thought that it ought to make sense to others as well. But that is not the case. ” (Soros, 1998, p. 24) Again the Socratic temperament can be seen: an appreciation of ignorance through the experience of a mood and the willingness not to cover up the ignorance but to turn it into an opportunity for refining his attunement to his practice. What is also interesting in the quotation from Soros is that so habituated was he to working through the emotion of worry that he was not explicitly aware of it.

Writing in the 1930’s he called this process creative destruction. Schumpeter maintained that the most dangerous and challenging form of competition comes not from existing products but from new products. This is because new products challenge the very existence of existing producers. ” (Schumpeter, 1955, p. 26) 38 Business Feel It should be noted how Schumpeter is introducing an existential language into our understanding of capitalism, for the idea that competition strikes at the “lives” and “foundations” of producers is to enter the language of existential attunement.

It is not ourselves – our assumptions – but concrete objects that we are concerned with. In helicopter thinking we are concerned with the assumptions which underpin our own ways of doing things. We are taking perspective on what we ourselves are going through. We are lifting ourselves out of our preoccupation and reflecting on them. It is “self” rather than “other” reflection. ’ For some of us the thought of this comes more often and stays longer. ” (Douglas-Mullen, 1981, p. 11) Helicopter thinking is the ability for reflective thinking rather than analytical thinking.

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