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The Empty Raincoat: Making Sense of the Future (Paperback)
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The Empty Raincoat: Making Sense of the Future (Paperback)

Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 17/08/1995
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*Can you find the way to Davy's bar? *Do you know the Doughnut principal? *How do you make a Chinese contract? The changes which Charles Handy foresaw in THE AGE OF UNREASON are happening. Endless growth can make a candyfloss economy, and capitalism must be its own sternest critic. Handy reaches here for a philosophy beyond the mechanics of business organisations, beyond material choices, to try and establish an alternative universe where the work ethics can contain a natural sense of continuity, connections and a sense of direction. We are now a world of shareholders, but everyone has a stake in the future. With warmth, wit and the most challenging insights, Charles Handy seeks to turn paradox into real progress.

Publisher: Cornerstone
ISBN: 9780099301257
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 202 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm

"If you are part of, think about, care about or are in any way influenced by the world of work, and who is not, this powerful and moving book is for you" -- Sir Graham Day * Financial Times *
"A necessary and important contribution to our understanding of the way we live now" -- Hamish McRae * Director Magazine *

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