4. Music and learning

‘In music the sages found pleasure, and saw that it could be used to make the hearts of the people good. Because of the deep influence it exerts on man, and the change it produces in manners and customs, the ancient kings caused it to be one of the subjects of instruction.’

Confucius (551–479 BCE)

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  • 7. What are the financial benefits of the proposed change?

  • 8. What are the short-term operational benefits e.g. improvements to the key operations performance objectives?

  • 9. What are the strategic benefits, if any, of the
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