Waiting for the Mountain to Move
Waiting for the Mountain to Move   -     By: Charles Handy
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'Handy writes with the eloquence of simplicity and his gift to us is an enjoyable, profound, and reliable guide toward meaning and direction.' Max De Pree, author of Leading without Power and chairman emeritus, Herman Miller Inc. Charles Handy's reflections on work and life have earned him legions of fans throughout the world. His previous books have together sold over a million copies. And his 'Thought for the Day' series on BBC radio is celebrated throughout the U.K. Now present and future fans in America can sample what his BBC listeners have enjoyed for so long. Waiting for the Mountain to Move includes the gifted commentator's best essays, culled from ten years of radio broadcasts. These succinct writings draw poignant lessons from everyday occurrences and cause us to examine our lives, our institutions, and our society in a different and revealing light.

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Format: Hardcover
Vendor: Wiley
Publication Date: 1999
ISBN: 0787946591
ISBN-13: 9780787946593

Publisher's Description

"Handy writes with the eloquence of simplicity and his gift tous is an enjoyable, profound, and reliable guide toward meaning anddirection."--Max De Pree, author of Leading without Powerand chairman emeritus, Herman Miller Inc.

Charles Handy's reflections on work and life have earned himlegions of fans throughout the world. His previous books havetogether sold over a million copies. And his "Thought for the Day"series on BBC radio is celebrated throughout the U.K. Now presentand future fans in America can sample what his BBC listeners haveenjoyed for so long. Waiting for the Mountain to Moveincludes the gifted commentator's best essays, culled from tenyears of radio broadcasts. These succinct writings draw poignantlessons from everyday occurrences and cause us to examine ourlives, our institutions, and our society in a different andrevealing light.

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Author Bio

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.

Editorial Reviews

"Charles Handy is a brave and passionate teacher willing to riskprophecy. He writes with the eloquence of simplicity and his giftto us is an enjoyable, profound and reliable guide toward meaningand direction." —Max De Pree, author and chairman emeritus,Herman Miller Inc

"A book from Charles Handy can be compared to a fine wine:beautifully balanced, smooth yet provocative, and a topic ofconversation long after the final sip." —ProfessionalMarketing

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