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Handy, Charles B.

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  • [1995]  The Empty Raincoat: making sense of the future. Random House, 1995
  • [1995]  The Age of Paradox. Harvard Business Review Press, 1995
  • [1995]  Gods of Management: the changing work of organisations. Oxford University Press, 1995
  • [1995]  Beyond Certainty: the changing worlds of organizations. Harvard Business School Pres, 1995
  • [1994]  The Age of Paradox. Harvard Business School Press, 1994
  • [1991]  The Age of Unreason. Harvard Business Review Press, 1991
  • [1990]  The Age of Unreason. Arrow, 1990
  • [1989]  The Age of Unreason: new thinking for a new world. Random House, 1989
  • [1985]  Gods of Management: the changing work of organisations, London, Souvenir Press, 1985
  • [1984]  The Future of Work: a guide to a changing society. Blackwell, 1984
  • [1979]  The Gods of Management: who they are, how they work and why they fail. Pan, 1979
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[2016]:  Engaging with Hyperreality through Demonique and Angelique? Mnemonic clues to global governance from mathematical theology and hyperbolic tessellation [Refs]

[2016]:  Radical Innovators Beware -- in the arts, sciences and philosophy Terrifying implications of radical new deradicalisation initiative in France [Refs]

[2016]:  Existential Challenge of Detecting Todays Big Lie Mysterious black hole conditioning global civilization? [Refs]

[2015]:  Radicalisation of Existence and Identity Recognizing the global emergence and influence of daimonic dynamics [Refs]

[2015]:  Eliciting Insight from Covert Operations by US Understanding global governance otherwise in response to THEM [Refs]

[2014]:  The-O ring: Theory, Theorem, Theology, Theosophy? A playful intercultural quest for fruitful complementarity [Refs]

[2014]:  The-O Ring and The Bull Ring as Spectacular Archetypes Dramatic correlation of theatre, theory, theorem, theology, and theosophy [Refs]

[2014]:  Resource Insights from Plus or Minus 12 People on a Liferaft Thought experiment to highlight global dilemmas in a comprehensible context [Refs]

[2014]:  Correspondences between Traditional Constellations and Pattern Languages Requisite simplexity for sustainable comprehension of complexity [Refs]

[2013]:  Psychosocial Implication of Without Within Enjoying going solar for oneself [Refs]

[2013]:  Being a Potential Waveform as an Experiential Choice Emergent dynamic qualities of identity and integrity [Refs]

[2013]:  Imagining Attractive Global Governance Questioning possibilities and constraints of well-boundedness [Refs]

[2013]:  World Introversion through Paracycling Global potential for living sustainably outside-inside [Refs]

[2013]:  Eliciting a Universe of Meaning Within a global information society of fragmenting knowledge and relationships [Refs]

[2012]:  12 Mindsets Ensuring Disappearance of Employment Opportunities Towards a systemic reframing of the job culture [Refs]

[2012]:  Living with Incomprehension and Uncertainty Re-cognizing the varieties of non-comprehension and misunderstanding [Refs]

[2012]:  Configuring the Varieties of Experiential Nothingness  [Refs]

[2012]:  Way Round Cognitive Ground Zero and Pointlessness? Embodying the Geometry of Fundamental Cognitive Dynamics [Refs]

[2011]:  Ungovernability of Sustainable Global Democracy? Towards engaging appropriately with time [Refs]

[2011]:  Eliciting a 12-fold Pattern of Generic Operational Insights Recognition of memory constraints on collective strategic comprehension [Refs]

[2011]:  Mind Map of Global Civilizational Collapse Why Nothing is Happening in Response to Global Challenges [Refs]

[2011]:  Monkeying with Global Governance Emergent dynamics of three wise monkeys in a knowledge-based society [Refs]

[2011]:  Gruesome but Necessary: Global governance in the 21st Century? Extreme normality as indicator of systemic negligence [Refs]

[2011]:  Mapping Paralysis and Tokenism in the Face of Potential Global Disaster Why nobody is about to do anything effective and what one might do about it [Refs]

[2011]:  Tomorrow, Who Will Govern the World?: Review Commentary on Jacques Attali's Demain, qui gouvernera le monde? [Refs]

[2011]:  Embodiment of Change: Comprehension, Traction and Impact? Discovering enabling questions for the future [Refs]

[2010]:  Epistemological Panic in the face of Nonduality Does nothing matter? [Refs]

[2010]:  Circulation of the Light: Essential metaphor of global sustainability? [Refs]

[2009]:  Engaging with Globality: through cognitive lines, circlets, crowns or holes  [Refs]

[2009]:  Abuse of Faith in Governance: Mystery of the Unasked Question [Refs]

[2008]:  Unknown Undoing: challenge of incomprehensibility of systemic neglect [Refs]

[2008]:  Towards Polyhedral Global Governance: complexifying oversimplistic strategic metaphors [Refs]

[2003]:  Evoking Authenticity: through polyhedral global configuration of local paradoxes [Refs]

[1993]:  La Métaphore: une ressource mal-explorée pour l'éco-développement durable Une ressource mal-exploree pour l'eco-developpement durable [Refs]

[1992]:  Future Coping Strategies: Beyond the constraints of proprietary metaphors [Refs]

[1991]:  Comprehensible Policy-making: Guiding Metaphors and Configuring Choices (Part II) [Refs]

[1988]:  Energy Patterns in Conferences: a context for higher levels of integration Weaving patterns of information as a context for higher levels of integration [Refs]

[1987]:  Governance Through Metaphor [Refs]

[1983]:  Development through Alternation [Refs]