The Elephant and the Flea
Charles HandyISBN: 1591391288; 9781591391289;
"This is not another 'how to start your own business' book, but rather one man's struggle to find meaning and fulfillment in work, latching onto elephants when needed, but mostly flying solo without a net." - Booklist Social philosopher andinternational business guru, Charles Handy provides a firsthand account of how we got here and where we are headed. Handy takes us on his life's journey, looking back to such topics as his childhood and education and how they prepared (or, rather, did not prepare) him for a career in business; the changing nature of organizational life within the context of the old economy and the new; the great variety of capitalism around the world; and, through it all, his struggle to find meaning and fulfillment in work. This book is both a poignant personal memoir and a deep reflection on the past and future of world capitalism, with all its possibilities and pitfalls.