Category: 12. Knowledge

Maybe everything is preordained?

According to ‘The Science of Fate’ by Cambridge scientist Hannah Critchlow, your future may be more predictable than you think Everything about you is fated, from your love or hate of garlic, your academic success, your expanding waistline or the cancer that will eventually kill you Everything is determined by your genes and environment If …

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Leonardo paints knowledge path

According to The 50th Law by 50 Cent and Robert Greene, knowledge in the mid-fifteenth century had hardened into rigid compartments viz: Philosophy and scholasticism The Arts Science The Occult – dark knowledge Leonardo da Vinci was then a youth, the illegitimate son of a notary so lacking the usual formal education – hence his …

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Current knowledge levels

Many, perhaps most, developed nation companies are brainwork companies nowadays i.e. at least 33% of their employees have degrees or equivalent Clearly, all top jobs require best brains/ problem solvers – there’s little routine work for them – it’s their ideas, decisions, tactics and plans, actions and people skills that are needed most But the …

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Knowledge measures needed

Management guru Peter Drucker once said: “In the knowledge economy, everyone is a volunteer, but we have trained our managers to manage conscripts” – he might have added that managers act this way because they lack the measures and understanding needed to maximise the knowledge productivity of their teams It’s another productivity gap afflicting most …

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National knowledge Indices

Developed economies are now ‘knowledge economies’ Knowledge has become the most valued input resource on which national growth depends – it’s needed for such as: Entrepreneurship Innovation, R&D Product, process and software design That said, a World Bank report claims that most nations fail to realise the knowledge they have available to them and so the …

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