The Stupidity Paradox

The Stupidity Paradox

The Power and Pitfalls of Functional Stupidity at Work

eBook - 2016
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aFunctional stupidity can be catastrophic. It can cause organisational collapse, financial meltdown and technical disaster. And there are countless, more everyday examples of organisations accepting the dubious, the absurd and the downright idiotic, from unsustainable management fads to the cult of leadership or an over-reliance on brand and image. And yet a dose of stupidity can be useful and produce good, short-term results: it can nurture harmony, encourage people to get on with the job and drive success. This is the stupidity paradox.The Stupidity ParadoxThe book is a wake-up call for smart organisations and smarter people. It encourages us to use our intelligence fully for the sake of personal satisfaction, organisational success and the flourishing of society as a whole.
Publisher: London :, Profile Books,, 2016
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781782832027
1782832025
9781781255414
1781255415
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 276 pages)
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Additional Contributors: Spicer, André - Author

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