Twenty-One Ideas for Managers Practical Wisdom for Managing Your Company and Yourself

ISBN-10: 0787952192

ISBN-13: 9780787952198

Edition: 2000

Authors: Charles Handy
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Description: 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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Book details

List price: $36.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

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 the St. George's House in Windsor Castle, a private conference and study center concerned with ethics and values in society. He is now an independent 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.

Acknowledgments
The Author
Introduction
The Chapters
A World of Differences
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
Epilogue
Index
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