Age of Paradox by Charles B. Handy
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Age of Paradox
By Charles B. Handy

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Age of Paradox by Charles B. Handy

Book Description

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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780875846439
ISBN-10: 0875846432
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 127mm x 25mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Harvard Business Review Press
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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Of interest to managers, employees, students, and academics alike, this title intends to dissolve some of the many disputes in professional and private life that revolve around meaning and (mis)understanding.

Gods of Management by Charles B. Handy Gods of Management, Paperback (January 2009)

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New Philanthropists by Charles B. Handy New Philanthropists, Paperback (October 2007)

Who are the new philanthropists? And how is their philanthropy 'new'? This book portrays a new generation of practical philanthropists, men and women who help actively, working on the spot with the very people who need their aid, ensuring that the initiatives are sustainable in the longer term.

Myself and Other More Important Matters by Charles B. Handy Myself and Other More Important Matters, Paperback (May 2007)

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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Author Biography - Charles B. 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.

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