Practical wisdom for management from the Chinese classical traditions

Henri-Claude de Bettignies (First Author), Xuezhu Bai (Participant Author), Gilbert Lenssen (Participant Author), André Habisch (Participant Author), Po Keung Ip (Participant Author)

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    Purpose – This paper aims to provide an overview of this special issue. Design/methodology/approach – The guest editorial introduces the papers in this special issue, focusing on practical wisdom for management from the Chinese classical traditions. Findings – Chinese culture increasingly will permeate international culture and move from peripheral to mainstream status. To ignore this in management education would be a grave oversight. Originality/value – The issue offers insights into the value of practical wisdom from Confucianism, the origins of Chinese classical trditions and Daoism, and the various streams of thought within the classical Chinese traditions and their contemporary relevance.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)623-628
    JournalJournal of Management Development
    Issue number7/8
    Publication statusPublished - 2011


    • China
    • Management
    • Management theory

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    • ABDC-C
    • Scopus


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