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Common Sense: Get It, Use It, and Teach It in the Workplace by Ken Tanner

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Teaching Common Sense in the Workplace

Or Learning It

In Chapter 2, we learned there are two types of intelligence—common sense and book smarts—which presents an interesting challenge for this particular chapter. We are learning common sense from a book. Does learning common sense from a book make it book smarts? An ethicist might characterize this conundrum as hypocrisy. However, if you will forgive this philosophical faux pas, we’ll use this chapter to outline a few methods you can use to teach your employees to improve their common sense.

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June: I thought Beaver had enough common sense to know he would get caught.

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