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Second Curve : Thoughts on Reinventing Society (Paperback) (Charles Handy)

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The summation of a life's work, in which Handy considers what the future holds for society.     Britain's leading guru looks to the future.     Charles Handy is one of the giants of contemporary thought. His books on management -- including Understanding Organizations and Gods of Management -- have changed the way we view business. His work on broader issues and trends -- such as Beyond Certainty -- has changed the way we view society.      In The Second Curve, Handy builds on a life's work to glimpse into the future and see what challenges and opportunities lie ahead. He looks at current trends in capitalism and asks whether it is a sustainable system. He explores the dangers of a society built on credit. He challenges the myth that remorseless growth is essential. He even asks whether we should rethink our roles in life -- as students, parents, workers and voters -- and what the aims of an ideal society of the future should be.      Provocative and thoughtful as ever, he sets out the questions we all need to ask ourselves -- and points us in the direction of some of the answers.
Number of Pages: 230
Genre: Business + Money Management, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Economics / Comparative, Economics / Theory, Reference
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Charles Handy
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2016
TCIN: 51155042
UPC: 9781847941343
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-4770
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