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Waiting for the Mountain to Move By Charles Handy

Waiting for the Mountain to Move by Charles Handy

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Waiting for the Mountain to Move: Reflections on Work and Life by Charles Handy

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

Charles Handy's reflections on work and life have earned himlegions of fans throughout the world. His previous books havetogether sold over a million copies. And his "Thought for the Day"series on BBC radio is celebrated throughout the U.K. Now presentand future fans in America can sample what his BBC listeners haveenjoyed for so long. Waiting for the Mountain to Moveincludes the gifted commentator's best essays, culled from tenyears of radio broadcasts. These succinct writings draw poignantlessons from everyday occurrences and cause us to examine ourlives, our institutions, and our society in a different andrevealing light.

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Waiting for the Mountain to Move Reviews

"Charles Handy is a brave and passionate teacher willing to riskprophecy. He writes with the eloquence of simplicity and his giftto us is an enjoyable, profound and reliable guide toward meaningand direction." --Max De Pree, author and chairman emeritus, Herman Miller Inc

"A book from Charles Handy can be compared to a fine wine: beautifully balanced, smooth yet provocative, and a topic ofconversation long after the final sip." --ProfessionalMarketing

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.

Table of Contents

By Way of Introduction. Waiting for the Mountain to Move. Buffalo Bill or Me? Pope Leo X and Kant. On Planting a Walnut Tree. Sticking Points. Idiosyncrasy Credits. Negative Capability. Trust and the Plumber. Last Month We Closed a Factory. Chindogu. Type Two Accountability. Compromise. Seven Intelligences. Home for Christmas. Life is Not a Dress Rehearsal . The God of Small Things. The White Stone. Rat Races and Whirlpools. The Dandelions. The Lure of the Zeros. Fifty Thousand Hours. Marathons Not Horse Races. Cousin Molly and Degas. Organizations for Masochists. Fixed Intangible Assets. Life's Open Questions. 1/2 x 2 x 3. Beyond the Market. The Message of the Chimney. The Family Tree. A Grandmother's Funeral. The Heart of the Matter. Borrowing from the Grandchildren. The Autumn Cull. Where No Phones Ring. Virtual Villages. Blame It On the Greeks. The Pendulum Principle. Go and He Goeth Not. Chinese Contracts. A Tower of Babel. The "They" Syndrome. The Greener Grass. Fish Soup. Group Think. Glooming in the Bath. Subsidiary. The F's and the P's. We Are All Alchemists. A Holy Place. Land Mines and Lottery Tickets. Quality. Who Needs a Whip? Entrepreneurs All. Simple Idolatry. Sign It!. The Choir of Male Convenience. Learning From Misdoing. The Antigone Principle. The Win-Win Contract. Blinded By Stereotypes. The Point of Principle. Three- Faced Justice. The Missing Words. Enterprise for What? Image Enhancement. Jesus Was Lame. Horizontal Fast Tracks. Hi -Touch for Hi-Tech. Picture Framing. Gyroscopes for Morals. Masaccio's Trinity. Degrees for Life. The Compost Theory. SPG. Postscript: The Mystery of the Universe.

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GOR003642696
9780787946593
0787946591
Waiting for the Mountain to Move: Reflections on Work and Life by Charles Handy
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley & Sons Inc
1999-02-19
192
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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