Thoughts for the Day
By (author) Charles B. Handy
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Thoughts for the Day by Charles B. Handy
Book DescriptionCharles Handy may well be Britain's only world-class management guru (Director Magazine) but his thoughts about organisations and the role of the individual involve thoughts beyond pay and display. For five years, Handy delivered a series of Thoughts for the Radio 4 Today Programme which addressed spiritual issues. These were collected in a volume called Waiting for the Mountain to Move, originally published in 1991. The distilled essence of Handy's meditations and advice are published now in a new, small Little Book of Calm format, in two colours and with b&w illustrations. 'My concern is only to point to what I see as the meaning in things and to the ultimate purpose in life in order to encourage other people to find their meaning and their purpose' Charles Handy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099405290
(150mm x 108mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publish Date: 6-May-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Charles B. Handy
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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, Paperback (January 2009)
Charles Handy has identified four management styles to be found in organisations, and using the allegory of Greek gods he explains the different values of each style, and how these create the culture of an organisation.
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, 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 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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