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This book is based on an in-dept, remotely filmed follow-up conversation between Howard Burton and Andy Hoffman, Holcim Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and School of Environment and Sustainability. They discuss Andy Hoffman's research and scholarly insights which are extremely relevant to today's society. Andy Hoffman is passionately committed to encouraging fellow academics to play a much stronger role in communicating knowledge, facts and information to the regular public and politicians which has culminated into his two new books 'The Engaged Scholar' and 'Management As A Calling'.This carefully-edited book includes an introduction, Exceptional Times, and questions for discussion at the end of each chapter: I. Reprise - 7 years onII. Truth Decay - Facts under fire?III. The Value of Wisdom - Beyond knowledgeIV. Investigating Rewards - Intrinsic vs. extrinsicV. Concrete Opportunities - And concrete scepticismVI. Management as a Calling - Focusing on the studentsVII. Opinionated Ignorance - Hardly what the Founding Fathers had in mindVIII. Qualified Optimism - Hopeful signsIX. Spreading the Word - Creating new platforms through technologyX. Getting Personal - Slings, arrows and the learning experienceXI. Shattered Leadership? - Desperately trying to pick up the piecesAbout Ideas Roadshow Conversations: This book is part of an expanding series of 100+ Ideas Roadshow conversations, each one presenting a wealth of candid insights from a leading expert through a focused yet informal setting to give non-specialists a uniquely accessible window into frontline research and scholarship that wouldn't otherwise be encountered through standard lectures and textbooks. For other books in this series visit our website: https://ideas-on-film.com/ideasroadshow/.