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Sensory Templates and Manager Cognition

Art, Cognitive Science and Spiritual Practices in Management Education

Palgrave Macmillan

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  • Introduces concept of 'sensory templates' into the field of managerial cognition

  • Includes tools and frameworks to implement arts and spiritual-based methods in management education

  • Encompasses a wide variety of disciplines including management studies, neuroscience and religious studies

Part of the book series: Palgrave Studies in Business, Arts and Humanities (PSBAH)

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Table of contents (7 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii
  2. Solving the Unsolvable

    • Claus Springborg
    Pages 1-9
  3. Theory

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11
    2. Increasing Leadership Effectiveness

      • Claus Springborg
      Pages 13-54
  4. Cases

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 91-91
  5. Methods

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 155-155
    2. Somatic-Linguistic Practices (SLP)

      • Claus Springborg
      Pages 243-290
  6. Back Matter

    Pages 291-295

About this book

This book explores the role of art and spiritual practices in management education. It takes recent developments in cognitive science relating to the metaphorical and embodied nature of cognition as its starting point. Introducing the concept of ‘sensory templates’, Springborg demonstrates how managers unconsciously understand organizational situations and actions as analogous to concrete sensorimotor experiences, such as pushing, pulling, balancing, lifting, moving with friction, connecting and moving various substances. Real-life management and leadership case studies illustrate how changing the sensory templates one uses to understand a particular situation can increase managerial efficiency and bring simple solutions to problems that have troubled managers for years. Sensory Templates and Manager Cognition will be of interest to scholars and students of managerial cognition, leadership and neuroscience, as well as practising managers and management educators.

Keywords

  • neuroscience
  • spirituality
  • conceptual system
  • mindfullness
  • wisdom
  • emotion
  • leadership
  • faith, spirituality and business

Authors and Affiliations

  • CoCreation, Copenhagen, Denmark

    Claus Springborg

About the author

Claus Springborg offers leadership development programmes for both groups and individuals with CoCreation, based on work with art and spiritual practices and theories of Embodied Cognition and Cognitive Metaphor Theory. He also leads meditation groups with the Sensing Mind Institute in London, Edinburgh and Copenhagen and at the Findhorn Foundation. He has a background as a dancer (tango and contact improvisation) and a choral conductor. He undertook his doctoral research on art-based methods in management education at Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University, UK.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Sensory Templates and Manager Cognition

  • Book Subtitle: Art, Cognitive Science and Spiritual Practices in Management Education

  • Authors: Claus Springborg

  • Series Title: Palgrave Studies in Business, Arts and Humanities

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71794-4

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Cham

  • eBook Packages: Business and Management, Business and Management (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-71793-7

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-10110-7

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-71794-4

  • Series ISSN: 2662-1266

  • Series E-ISSN: 2662-1274

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XIII, 295

  • Number of Illustrations: 7 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Management Education, Business Ethics

Buying options

eBook
USD 119.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-71794-4
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 159.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book
USD 159.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)