Knowledge & Interest…

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” Benjamin Franklin (1706 to 1790) Benjamin Franklin, also known as Ben Franklin and by the pseudonym Richard Saunders, was an American printer and publisher, author, inventor and scientist, and diplomat. One of the Founding Fathers, Franklin helped draft the Declaration of Independence and was one of its… Read More

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Questions & Answers: Easy versus Good!

“Good questions outrank easy answers.” Paul Anthony Samuelson (1915 to 2009) an American economist and the first American to win a Nobel Prize in economic sciences (The Nobel Foundation, 1970). Putting context to this quote, one could state that “Understanding the real situation in any circumstance needs information and insight. These are usually obtained by asking the right… Read More

Linking Knowledge & Judgement with Outputs…

“The best basis for sound judgement is a knowledge of what has been done in the past, and with what results.” Air Vice-Marshal J. C. Slessor (1897 to 1979) Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Cotesworth Slessor, GCB, DSO, MC, sometimes known as Jack Slessor, was a senior commander in the Royal Air… Read More

Expert … Anyone?

“When no one is an expert, anyone can be.” (Unknown) Expert (Cambridge, 2016) : A person with a high level of knowledge or skill relating to a particular subject or activity: A gardening/medical expert My mother is an expert at dress-making (= she does it very well). Expert (Business Dictionary, 2016): Professional who has acquired knowledge… Read More

Commanders: Leadership & Knowledge…

“To be a successful commander, one must combine the qualities of leadership with a knowledge of his profession. Either without the other is notof much avail.” Admiral Raymond A. Spruance, “Thesis on Command”U.S. Naval War College, 11 September 1926

British Army: Linking Learning Systems to Organisational Learning

Research Paper Title Coping with Knowledge: Organizational Learning in the British Army? Abstract This article – based on data that employs interviews conducted with British Army personnel – adopts a social theory of learning in order to examine how both formal and informal learning systems have affected organisational learning within the Army in relation to… Read More