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  • The Second Curve
    The Second Curve (English, Paperback) Charles Handy

    His work on broader issues and trends - such as Beyond Certainty - has changed the way we view society. He even asks whether we should rethink our roles in life - as students, parents, workers and voters - and what the aims of an ideal society of the future should be.

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  • Understanding Organizations
    Understanding Organizations (English, Paperback) Charles Handy

    Organizations are a part of everyday life. This text argues that the key to successful organizations lies in a better understanding of the needs and motivations of the people within them. It includes a 'dictionary' of the key concepts - culture, motivations, leadership, role-playing, co-ordinating and consultation.

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  • The Age of Paradox
    The Age of Paradox (English, Paperback) Charles Handy

    Developments in technology, radical changes in the global economy, and the relentless pursuit of productivity have altered forever our organizations, our careers, and our lifestyles. This book identifies the unintended consequences of change and provides a set of guiding principles to cope with the paradoxes of modern life.

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  • The Second Curve
    The Second Curve (English, Hardback) Charles Handy

    Offers a glimpse into the future and shows what challenges and opportunities lie ahead. The author looks at the trends in capitalism and asks whether it is a sustainable system. He explores the dangers of a society built on credit, and challenges the myth that remorseless growth is essential.

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  • Waiting for the Mountain to Move
    Waiting for the Mountain to Move (English, Paperback) Charles Handy

    "Handy writes with the eloquence of simplicity and his gift to us is an enjoyable, profound, and reliable guide toward meaning and direction. "--Max De Pree, author of Leading without Power and chairman emeritus, Herman Miller Inc.

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  • The Empty Raincoat
    The Empty Raincoat (Paperback) Charles Handy

    Handy reaches here for a philosophy beyond the mechanics of business organisations, beyond material choices, to try and establish an alternative universe where the work ethics can contain a natural sense of continuity, connections and a sense of direction.

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  • The Elephant And The Flea
    The Elephant And The Flea (Paperback) Charles Handy

    In addition to addressing how and why we work today, he covers a wide range of preoccupations and issues including the increasing fear of big business: 'it is easy to see why many observers think that the big corporations are now both richer and more powerful than many nation states.

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  • Age of Unreason
    Age of Unreason (English, Paperback) Charles Handy

    Examines how dramatic changes are transforming business, education, and the nature of work. This title discusses the need for new kinds of organizations, new approaches to work, new types of schools, and new ideas about the nature of our society.

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  • The Age Of Unreason
    The Age Of Unreason (Paperback) Charles Handy

    We will not survive unless we adapt to the way the world is changing. The Age of Unreason is an inspiring vision of an era of new discoveries, new enlightenment and new freedoms. It helps us to understand what Tom Peters, the American business guru, has called the new 'upside down' competitive realities in the world of work and of leisure.

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  • The Hungry Spirit
    The Hungry Spirit (Paperback) Charles Handy

    With his characteristically very personal anecdotal style, Charles Handy analyses how materialistic capitalism is self-limiting, how efficiency may be the enemy of a cohesive society, and examines the false certainties of science and religion.

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  • Myself and Other More Important Matters
    Myself and Other More Important Matters (Paperback) Charles Handy

    Charles Handy is perhaps best known outside the business world as a wise and warm presenter of Radio 4's "Thought for the Day". Here, he leaves the management territory he has so effectively and influentially mapped in the past to explore the issues and dilemmas - moral and creative - raised by the turning points of his long and successful life.

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  • The Future of Work
    The Future of Work (English, Paperback) Charles Handy

    Whatever politicians say, the world of full-time employment for all has vanished. In The Future of Work, Charles Handy faces up to the facts and to the positive possibilities of the future.

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  • The Second Curve
    The Second Curve (English, Paperback) Charles Handy

    His work on broader issues and trends - such as Beyond Certainty - has changed the way we view society. He even asks whether we should rethink our roles in life - as students, parents, workers and voters - and what the aims of an ideal society of the future should be.

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  • Beyond Certainty
    Beyond Certainty (Paperback) Charles Handy

    The Thatcher/Regan years were a time of certainty, when greed was good, more meant better, and the Western world rejoiced to see George Orwell's dismal prophecy for 1984 confounded.

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  • Myself and Other More Important Matters
    Myself and Other More Important Matters (Hardback) Charles Handy

    Explores the issues and dilemmas, both moral and creative, raised by the turning points of the author's long and successful life. This book investigates the big issues of how life can best be lived as they have emerged from the unfolding of his life and his understanding of what really matters.

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  • Peter F. Drucker's Next Management
    Peter F. Drucker's Next Management (English, Hardback) Dirk Baeker, Wesley Balda

    This 100th anniversary anthology is dedicated to Peter Drucker, the grand master of management. The insightful, exciting and path breaking articles deal with Drucker's life, influence, legacy; and the long-term effects of his profound ideas and thinking. What is Drucker's impact on the next management? In what ways has his thinking influenced current management practices and society? ...

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  • The New Alchemists
    The New Alchemists (Paperback) Charles Handy, Elizabeth Handy

    This text examines in words and pictures the way particular individuals, like Anita Roddick, have created businesses and careers from nothing but their own drive and talent.

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  • Ich und andere Nebensächlichkeiten
    Ich und andere Nebensächlichkeiten (German, Hardback) Charles Handy

    Charles Handy zu lesen, ist wie am Sonntagnachmittag in einem schattigen Garten mit ihm zu plaudern. In seinen Erinnerungen spricht der bedeutende Managementdenker über sein Leben. Aus dem irischen Schuljungen wurde ein studierter Philosoph, der seine Wirtschaftskarriere als Shell-Mitarbeiter im Dschungel von Borneo begann. Als Professor an der London School of Economics prägte er Generationen...

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