ISBN-10:
0787952192
ISBN-13:
9780787952198
Pub. Date:
09/01/2000
Publisher:
Wiley
Twenty-One Ideas for Managers: Practical Wisdom for Managing Your Company and Yourself / Edition 1

Twenty-One Ideas for Managers: Practical Wisdom for Managing Your Company and Yourself / Edition 1

by Charles Handy

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Twenty-One Ideas for Managers: Practical Wisdom for Managing Your Company and Yourself / Edition 1

Celebrated the world over for his gentle wit and keen insight intohuman behavior, Charles Handy is widely regarded as one of today'sbest social and business philosophers. This latest collection ofHandy's work groups twenty-one of the revered BBC commentator'sbest essays on why organizations and the people in them behave theway they do. Beginning with "A World of Differences," which voicesHandy's fresh take on diversity in the workplace, each essay is abite-sized bit of humor and wisdom that sheds new light on whatmotivates people on the job. As useful as they are incisive, thesetwenty-one ideas should be heard by anyone seeking freshperspectives on how better to manage themselves and others.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780787952198
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/01/2000
Edition description: 1 ED
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.37(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

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. Other books by Handy include Waiting for the Mountain to Move, Beyond Certainty, and The Hungry Spirit.

Table of Contents

A World of Difference.

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.

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