Unlocking The Wisdom of The Art of War: ChatGPT-enabled learning and application for modern management

Chi Hong Leung, Winslet Ting Yan Chan

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The application of The Art of War in modern management practices has gained popularity among Western scholars. However, its complex principles, historical context, and ancient Chinese language pose challenges for business school students who wish to learn and apply its teachings. Recently, advancements in technology have made it possible to incorporate artificial intelligence into the learning process. ChatGPT, an AI-based Chabot, can assist learners in solving business problems by leveraging its comprehensive knowledge of The Art of War. A qualitative study has confirmed that ChatGPT possesses a solid understanding of The Art of War and can effectively apply its principles to practical business scenarios found in textbooks. Survey results show that students find ChatGPT comprehensible and highly beneficial in learning how to apply The Art of War to real-world situations. Therefore, ChatGPT serves as a valuable bridge between ancient Chinese wisdom and modern management approaches, facilitating their connection. The integration of ChatGPT in the learning process not only makes The Art of War more accessible but also increases student interest and engagement. By harnessing the power of artificial intelligence, learners can now explore the depths of The Art of War in a dynamic and interactive manner, thereby enhancing their comprehension and application of its principles.
Original languageEnglish
Article number2249-805
Pages (from-to)11-26
Number of pages16
JournalInternational Journal of Educational Science and Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 12 Mar 2024

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management


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