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The Age of Paradox By Charles Handy

The Age of Paradox by Charles Handy

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Summary

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.

The Age of Paradox Summary

The Age of Paradox by Charles Handy

In this striking sequel to his best-selling book The Age of Unreason, Charles Handy shows how the changes he predicted are upon us. New 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. These changes are inevitable and irreversible, and they bring a host of new problems and paradoxes. This book identifies the unintended consequences of change and provides a set of guiding principles to cope with the paradoxes of modern life, leading to a more balanced existence for individuals, greater rewards for organizations, and a more just society for all.

About Charles Handy

Charles Handy is an author and broadcaster living in London. He is a Fellow at the London Business School where he was a professor for many years. His books have sold over one million copies around the world. He has been, in his time, an oil executive, a business economist, a professor, and Chairman of the Royal Society of Arts.

Table of Contents

Preface Part 1--In the Dark Wood Confused by Paradox We Are Not Where We Hoped to Be The Paradoxes of Our Times Part 2--Finding the Balance Pathways through Paradox Working with the Paradoxes The Sigmoid Curve The Doughnut Principle The Chinese Contract Part 3--Practicing the Preaching Managing Paradox The Federal Idea Twin Citizenship Subsidiarity The Meaning of Business The Corporate Contract The Membership Business A State of Justice The Intelligence Investment The New Scorecard Part 4--The Search for Meaning Making Sense of Paradox The Three Senses A Sense of Continuity A Sense of Connection A Sense of Direction A Postscript Two Stories Acknowledgments Bibliography Index

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GOR001689307
9780875846439
0875846432
The Age of Paradox by Charles Handy
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Harvard Business Review Press
1995-09-01
320
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