Business leaders and professionals have the unlimited curiosity to ask great questions, to learn from each other, to connect the wider dots for innovative problem-solving.
Our co-shared world is hyper-connected and interdependent; it is the time for a tremendous awakening toward “inquisitiveness” with interdisciplinary understanding and problem-solving. There are always different complexities at a different time or dimension. It’s the time to connect and share; to learn, explore, experience our commonalities, and appreciate our differences.
Applying philosophy-based knowledge discipline allows us to inquire the cause and effect of problems thoroughly: Science, art, and philosophy makes a triad of the highest levels of human knowledge. Philosophers have asked questions which are still current and meaningful; guiding our lives. Who am I? Where have I come from? It can talk about the status of other sciences; it involves examining basic concepts such as truth, existence, reality, causality, and freedom.
People initiate philosophical inquiries, ponder about the complexity of all things while simultaneously reflecting on how their worldview influences their understanding of what it is they are inquiring about. Philosophy is really big and fundamental. Sometimes, philosophical inquiries seek mysteries and paradoxes that there are no absolute answers, but collect relevant information and explore numerous possibilities.
Anthropological inquiries provide the clues to dig underneath human society: The most important thing as an intelligent human being is that we should have the curiosity to know and should have the behavior to understand and to learn how. Anthropology helps to open one’s eyes and discover the amazing and fascinating things that human beings have done or will do continuously. It can give you a positive outlook on the world and the idea that human beings are really amazing creatures with motivation to make progress.
Thinking through anthropological dimensions questions one’s assumptions, which tend to oversimplify about other cultures and individuals, past and present; the deep problem that reveals at the societal level is to understand what are the evolutionary pathways implied by collective mindset and behaviors, and how we can leverage different thought processes to stimulate novel ideas and solve complex problems creatively.
Information technology inquiries help to deal with information management effectively, and handle investigations of new technologies scientifically: Information Technology is the linchpin to connect all necessary business elements to implement great ideas and achieve their commercial business value. The focus should be on what these technologies can do for the businesses, not on the technology itself. Forward-look leaders make wise inquiries, understand that technology-led innovation is not only for figuring out the better way to run the business today but also building unique business competency for the long run.
The epistemic value of information management is to develop a knowledge workforce and build a culture of learning and creativity. IT relevant inquiries help the management put the finger on the pulse of technological advancement or information insight; make sure that the management is forethoughtful enough for running an intelligent organization. The technological vision should be attainable subject to current times and its ability to adapt to changing times and help the business gain a competitive advantage for the long term.
The world has become much more complex and smaller all at once. Organizational leaders and professionals today understand the importance of asking the right questions, they are not afraid to challenge the status quo and they have the unlimited curiosity to ask great questions, to learn from each other, to connect the wider dots for innovative problem-solving.