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Twenty-One Ideas for Managers By Charles Handy

Twenty-One Ideas for Managers by Charles Handy

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Celebrated the world over for his gentle wit and keen insight into human behavior, Charles Handy is widely regarded as one of today's best social and business philosophers. This latest collection of Handy's work groups twenty--one of the revered BBC commentator's best essays on why organizations and the people in them behave the way they do.

Twenty-One Ideas for Managers Summary

Twenty-One Ideas for Managers: Practical Wisdom for Managing Your Company and Yourself by Charles Handy

Celebrated the world over for his gentle wit and keen insight into human behavior, Charles Handy is widely regarded as one of today's best social and business philosophers. This latest collection of Handy's work groups twenty-one of the revered BBC commentator's best essays on why organizations and the people in them behave the way they do. Beginning with "A World of Differences," which voices Handy's fresh take on diversity in the workplace, each essay is a bite-sized bit of humor and wisdom that sheds new light on what motivates people on the job. As useful as they are incisive, these twenty-one ideas should be heard by anyone seeking fresh perspectives on how better to manage themselves and others.Available for sale in the U.S. and Canada only.

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"He has a gift for presenting old problems in new ways that is at the heart of all good teaching." --Times Editorial Supplement "Charles Handy is arguably Britain's most respected management writer." --Financial Times

About Charles Handy

CHARLES HANDY was born in Kildare, Ireland, in 1932, and was for many years a professor at the London Business School. From 1977 to 1981, Handy served as warden of St. George's House in Windsor Castle, a private conference and study center concerned with ethics and values in society. He is now an indepAndent writer and broadcaster who describes himself, these days, as a social philosopher. Other books by Handy include Waiting for the Mountain to Move, Beyond Certainty, and The Hungry Spirit.

Table of Contents

A World of Difference. The "E" Factor. The Secret Contract. The Territorial Itch. The Inside--Out Donut. The Johari Window. The Actor's Roles. Marathons or Horse Races. The Self--Fulfilling Prophecy. The Stroking Formula. Parents, Adults, and Children. Power Politics. Teams and Captains. Outward and Visible Signs. Tribes and Their Ways. Find Your God. Counting and Costing. The Customer is Always There. Curiosity Made the Cat. Shamrocks Galore. Portfolios and Flexi--Lives.

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GOR011151107
9780787952198
0787952192
Twenty-One Ideas for Managers: Practical Wisdom for Managing Your Company and Yourself by Charles Handy
Used - Well Read
Hardback
John Wiley & Sons Inc
2000-09-11
224
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