Quote-mining Stephen Schneider

The late Stephen Schneider made a careful elucidation of the dilemmas facing those who want to warn about the risk of climate  in a 1988 Discover interview, “On the one hand, as scientists we are ethically bound to the scientific method, in effect promising to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but –... Continue Reading →

Glossaries and my undiagnosed CDO

CDO?  That's OCD, in the correct alphabetical order, dammit. So, it's been an interesting couple of weeks.  Quite stressful.  And one of the ways I cope with stress (a displacement activity, perhaps) is to try to categorise information. It somehow soothes me.  Go figure. Here are five glossaries that I've worked on (some I started quite a... Continue Reading →

Deliberate Learning and the Evolution of Dynamic Capabilities

Ooh yeah!!! Academia that is useful!! Zollo, M and Winter, S. 2002. Deliberate learning and the Evolution of Dynamic Capabilities. Organization Science, Vol. 13, (3), pp.339-351. This fantastic article talks about "the role of (1) experience accumulation, (2) knowledge articulation, and (3) knowledge codification processes in the evolution of dynamic, as well as operational, routines." (Zollo... Continue Reading →

Barriers to learning – good article

Just read this - Elliot, D., Smith. D. and McGuinness, M. 2000. Exploring the failure to learn: crises and the barriers to learning. Review of Business, 21, 3/4 pp.17-24. Dead useful for something I am investigating at the moment.  There are lots of juicy bits.  Though the authors don't use the term,  they are basically... Continue Reading →

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