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Volume 9
Issue 3
Online publication date 2011-11-01
Title The psychology of paradoxes: Knowledge sharing in order to minimize irrational and illogical behaviors in organizations and management
Author John Oshodi
Abstract The article takes a look organizational and management challenges in Nigerian institutions and argues for the need to create a collaborative framework in the areas of communication and innovative, effective responses. There is need for the practices of shared resources, competencies, and efficiencies. The article argues for the presence of a dynamic platform on which knowledge, skills, and productivity are spelled out. The role of leadership is emphasized in the areas of shared commitment and practicing and leveraging services through partnerships. The article recognizes the challenges in the Nigerian economy and attempts to state the significant values of cultivating best practices in the management of human assets. That is, there is a need for knowledgeable human to work with these resources in order to enhance best practices in human asset management. 
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Keywords Leadership, economy, management, knowledge, Nigeria
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.15208/pieb.2011.42
Pages 57-60
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