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The Management of Ignorance

Fred Inglis

The Management of Ignorance

A Political Theory of Curriculum

by Fred Inglis

  • 398 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Curriculum planning & development,
  • Examinations & assessment,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Curricula,
  • Education / Teaching

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11015073M
    ISBN 100631155821
    ISBN 109780631155829

      “The Book of General Ignorance won’t make you feel dumb. It’s really a call to be more curious.” —The Associated Press “Ignorance may be bliss, but so is learning surprising information.” —Hartford Courant “You, too, can banish social awdwardness by having its endless count of facts and factoids at the ready/5(45). In this seminal volume, leading theorists of ignorance from anthropology, sociology and legal studies explore the productive role of ignorance in maintaining and destabilizing political regimes, entrenching corporate power, and shaping policy developments in climate Brand: Taylor And Francis.

      In his acclaimed study “The Iceberg of Ignorance”, consultant Sidney Yoshida concluded: “Only 4% of an organization's front-line problems are known by top management, 9% are known by middle management, 74% by supervisors and % by employees ” Image credit: Although the Yoshida study involved numerous mid-sized.   But, as Owen Whooley’s sweeping new book tells us, the history of American psychiatry is really a record of ignorance. On the Heels of Ignorance begins with psychiatry’s formal inception in the s and moves through two centuries of constant struggle simply to define and redefine mental illness, to say nothing of the best way to treat : University of Chicago Press.

      "Ignorance Management is a process of discovering, exploring, realising, recognising and managing ignorance outside and inside the organisation through an appropriate management process to meet. On the Politics of Ignorance in Nursing and Health Care: Knowing Ignorance - CRC Press Book Ignorance is mostly framed as a void, a gap to be filled with appropriate knowledge. In nursing and health care, concerns about ignorance fuel searches for knowledge expected to bring certainty to care provision, preventing risk, accidents, or mistakes.


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The Management of Ignorance by Fred Inglis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Challenging what most of us assume to be verifiable truths in areas like history, literature, science, nature, and more,The Book of General Ignorance is a witty “gotcha” compendium of how little we actually know about anything. It’ll have you scratching your head wondering why we even bother to Cited by: 7.

"An excellent read, Ignorance would be a fine companion text for potential scientists at the beginning of their studies. The book reminds us that although we are repeatedly given the impression our world contains an endless amount of knowledge, most of that is inaccessible to us, and it is the absence of knowledge that should concern by: In this provocative and well-researched book, Whooley provides a sharp challenge and turns these perspectives on their head by reinterpreting the development of psychiatry as fundamentally ‘the collective management of ignorance.’”5/5(2).

The End of Ignorance conceives of a world in which no child is left behind – a world based on the assumption that each child has the potential to be successful in every subject.

John Mighton argues that by recognizing the barriers that we have experienced in our own educational development, by identifying the moment that we became disenchanted with a certain subject and forever closed ourselves off to it, Cited by: 1. The paper begins with a brief overview of knowledge management and an account of how this management technique can lead to the neglect of the unknown as well as the creation of ignorance Author: Joanne Roberts.

The book is well written, the prose beautiful in demonstrating the characters' strident ignorance during their efforts to survive the war and assessing goals or achievements, their own or those of others/5.

This interdisciplinary critical and important book enriched the field of sociology of ignorance tremendously. In the modern world splits across belief-systems, lack of trust, non-cooperation are the Beginning with the constructivist school of sociology, Berger and Luckman 'Social Construction of Reality" observing discourses, movement of ideals 3/5.

In this seminal volume, leading theorists of ignorance from anthropology, sociology and legal studies explore the productive role of ignorance in maintaining and destabilizing political regimes, entrenching corporate power, and shaping policy developments in climate.

A revolutionary call for a new understanding of how people learn. The End of Ignorance conceives of a world in which no child is left behind a world based on the assumption that each child has the potential to be successful in every subject.

John Mighton argues that by recognizing the barriers that we have experienced in our own educational development, by identifying the/5. Challenging what most of us assume to be verifiable truths in areas like history, literature, science, nature, and more,The Book of General Ignorance is a witty gotcha compendium of how little we Misconceptions, misunderstandings, and flawed facts finally get the heave-ho in this humorous, downright humiliating book of reeducation based on the phenomenal British bestseller/5.

The Book of General Ignorance is the first in a series of books based on the final round in the intellectual British panel game QI, written by series-creator John Lloyd and head-researcher John Mitchinson, to help spread the QI philosophy of curiosity to the reading public.

It is a trivia book, aiming to address and correct the comprehensive and humiliating catalogue of all the misconceptions Author: John Lloyd, John Mitchinson. ignorance, what could be called white ignorance, linked to white su-premacy.

(This chapter is thus an elaboration of one of the key themes of my book, The Racial Contract [Mills ].) The idea of group-based cognitive handicap is not an alien one to the radical tradition, if not nor-mally couched in terms of “ignorance.”File Size: KB. The Book of General Ignorance (), based on the BBC quiz show.

The book aims to correct common misconceptions. Hypocrisy; Ignorance Is Bliss; Ignorance management, a knowledge management practice that addresses the concept of ignorance in organizations; Innocence, a term sometimes used to indicate a naive lack of knowledge or understanding.

In health contexts, productive forms of ignorance can help to future-proof understandings about the management of healthy/sick bodies and those caring for them. Get this from a library. The management of ignorance: a political theory of the curriculum.

[Fred Inglis]. Similar images of the ‘Iceberg of Ignorance‘ have been around for decades. Today they are spreading like wildfire on social media, rapidly becoming one of the most shared legends of popular management culture.

It all originated (so it is said) in when consultant Sidney Yoshida produced his study called ‘The Iceberg of Ignorance'. But, as pointed out in the introduction of this book, there are different kinds of ignorance. A willful ignorance, one that doesnt question or challenge, is certainly a bad thing, evidencing a disturbing lack of curiosity or intellectual discipline/5.

Book Description. Once treated as the absence of knowledge, ignorance today has become a highly influential topic in its own right, commanding growing attention across the natural and social sciences where a wide range of scholars have begun to explore the social life and political issues involved in the distribution and strategic use of not knowing.

The management of ignorance: a political theory of the curriculum. [Fred Inglis] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search The main argument of this book is that the educational curriculum is society's means of preparing children for participation in tomorrow's world.

The results both confirm and expand on Smithson’s [Smithson, M., Ignorance and Uncertainty. Springer-Verlag, New York] taxonomy of ignorance and uncertainty and in particular offer further context related insights into the phenomenon of ‘irrelevance’ in project risk by:.

An introduction to the new area of ignorance studies that examines how science produces ignorance—both actively and passively, intentionally and unintentionally.

We may think of science as our foremost producer of knowledge, but for the past decade, science has also been studied as an important source of ignorance. The historian of science Robert Proctor has coined the term agnotology to.Peter Drucker was the most renowned management thinker of the 20th century, but his greatest insights came not from his considerable knowledge, but from his ignorance.

In this excerpt from his new book A Class with Drucker, William A. Cohen, a longtime protégé of Drucker, recounts how the “father of modern management” once illustrated to his students the value of ignorance.THE COST OF IGNORANCE is a riveting novella by business insurance veteran Robert Phelan.

The story punctures confusing insurance jargon and introduces a powerful new concept for middle-market companies: a little-known form of insurance known as Performance-Based Insurance™ (PBI) costs less and can save a company millions of dollars over time/5(9).