The Importance of “Know Why”?
NOVEMBER 2, 2011
Knowledge industry, particularly software, is full of people who possess “ know-how ” – knowledge of how to get something done. A lot of people possess a very sound “ know-what ” – knowledge of facts, figures and methods. There is a proliferation of know-how-what-who people, however, what we need more in businesses today is “ know-why ” people – those who possess knowledge of the purpose of doing something, insight into the meaning of work.