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There is little dispute that the genuine needs of most organizations require specialized assistance; but organizational ignorance, like individual ignorance, leads to vulnerability to artful presentation or professional monopoly and can lead to being misled by the allure of esoteric knowledge. As far as most executives, managers, and administrators are concerned, the expert has had a tactical advantage. 47 Ignorance is not a condition that most people willingly acknowledge, so America’s culture of professionalism has led to a kind of well-meaning 38 ● America’s Culture of Professionalism pretension on the part of ambitious professionals.

He turned again toward the factory. Somewhere in that sprawling encampment was Dewey’s new home. Dewey set out for Building #109 which stood closest to the Interstate viaduct. Through a revolving door of green glass, he entered a large lobby of what appeared to be white marble. In the center of the lobby behind a white lacquered table sat a guard or someone Dewey thought looked like a guard. The man was dressed in a white uniform except for a Sam Browne belt on which a metal coin changer was attached.

19 I asked several academics whether the working assumptions of their respective disciplines deserve reconsideration. They provided a variety of responses. ” Each discipline has developed its own set of journals, and “faculty can publish in those journals without having to make sense to anyone outside their discipline.  . ”21 And there was this interesting response from an associate professor of higher education: “The assumption that the dissertation, as it is currently conducted . .  . ” She went on: “In my interdisciplinary field, where art and philosophy meet, the focus is always on the questions, rather than providing a single reliable answer.

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