Pursuing practice wisdom in leadership

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    Practical wisdom (phronesis) is an ancient, enigmatic, and intractable notion yet the manner of its workings and its influence on public life, professional practice and civil society remains little understood. Despite its profound effect on virtually every aspect of modern life, full understanding and comprehension of practical wisdom continue to elude us at every turn.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationWomen of influence in education
    Subtitle of host publicationPractising dilemmas and contesting spaces
    EditorsNita Cherry, Joy Higgs
    Place of PublicationThe Netherlands
    PublisherSense Publishers
    Number of pages14
    ISBN (Electronic)9789463008150
    ISBN (Print)9789463008143
    Publication statusPublished - 2017

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    Higgs, J. (2017). Pursuing practice wisdom in leadership. In N. Cherry, & J. Higgs (Eds.), Women of influence in education: Practising dilemmas and contesting spaces (1st ed., Vol. 2, pp. 175-188). Sense Publishers.