The Elephant and the Flea
Reflections of a Reluctant Capitalist
By (author) Charles B. Handy
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Elephant and the Flea by Charles B. Handy
Book DescriptionThis work discusses everything from the author's childhood in a Irish vicarage, to Oxford University, to his first job as an oil executive with Royal Dutch/Shell in the Far East, to a professorship at the London Business School, to chairmanship of the Royal Society of Arts, and finally to his current status as an eminent social philosopher and international business guru.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781591391289
(203mm x 127mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Harvard Business Review Press
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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Myself and Other More Important Matters, Paperback (May 2007)» View all books by Charles B. 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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Author Biography - Charles B. Handy
Charles Handy is a London-based author and broadcaster whose books have sold more than a million copies worldwide. A Fellow at the London Business School, he has been an oil executive, business economist, professor, and Chairman of the Royal Society of Arts.
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