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10 thoughts on “The Elephant and the Flea

  1. says:

    Since I read this than ten years after publication It is a little unfair to be too critical of the ideas It is a good read if dated in some places Having spent a good chunk of my working life in the flea pit my interpreta

  2. says:

    I liked this book a lot for someone who chose a life of a divergent individualism instead of a competitive individualism to make a life that he wants to live instead of running in the rat race For this I give this book a 4

  3. says:

    Immediately Handy establishes and then sustains a direct and personal rapport with his reader The tone is conversational With regard to the title Handy observes Elephants and fleas is an odd metaphor eually unflattering to both groups I hit upon it by chance when looking for a way in a public lecture to explain why larg

  4. says:

    Charles Handy the economist and author has written a number of remarkable business books remarkable in that they aren’t full of energetic how to counsel intended to send entrepreneurs and business leaders off in a new certain to be successful direction Instead Handy’s books offer perspective and insight combined with p

  5. says:

    In a nutshell the book has talked about the large organizations Elephant employing thousands of employees and an individual employee Flea in a large socio economic contest More importantly it talks about the changing environment economical on employee organization relationship since earliest days to the coming futureor how actually the fut

  6. says:

    Written in 2001 but still very relevant today Charles Handy describes the challenges of transitioning from being an employee of a l

  7. says:

    one of the best books on the philosophy of business

  8. says:

    Highly recommended by a Korean headhunter who I much admireGreat story of a man who leaves corporate life to start his own small business Good for people making career decisions

  9. says:

    Mary

  10. says:

    Yet another one of my favourites Powerful ideas put into simple buzz free elouent prose

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Immediately Handy establishes and then sustains a direct and personal rapport with his reader The tone is conversational With regard to the title Handy observes Elephants and fleas is an odd metaphor eually unflattering to both groups I hit upon it by chance when looking for a way in a public lecture to explain why large organizations needed irritant individuals or groups to introduce the innovations and ideas essential to their survival After the lecture I was struck by the number of people who came up to me either proclaiming themselves to be a flea or lamenting the ponderous gait of the elephant where they worked The analogy it seemed had caught their imagination so I persevered with it Like all analogies however it should not be pushed too far Useful for attracting attention it is not in itself a recipe for solutions but as a broad description of one divide in modern society it serves its purpose It is for instance the elephants who get all of the attention while most people actually work as fleas or for a flea organization These comments are especially relevant to Handy at one point in his career in 1981 when he embarked on a transition from being an elephant inhabitant to independent flea hoping that there would be greater value in the freedom of independence over the dubious security of employment He did not then and has not since viewed himself as a role model for others He asks his reader to regard this book as an encouragement to wrote your own script for a part in the very different world that lies ahead of us Some readers may find it difficult to follow Handy s line of thought as he moves from one subject to the next indeed from one period in his life to another without regard for chronological or even logical seuence To repeat he offers an immensely personal narrative that combines spontaneity with rigor He is a very clear thinker but his thoughts are seldom developed in a linear pattern Over the course of the ten chapters the reader shares Handy s reflections about his childhood and youth in an Irish vicarage his education at Oxford his executive assignments to the Far East within the Royal DutchShell organization and his chairmanship of the Royal Society of Arts Only later in his life did he gain increasing attention and renown as a social commentator and business thinker Deception Island rapport with his The Family reader The tone is conversational With The First Partition of Poland regard to the title Handy observes Elephants and fleas is an odd metaphor eually unflattering to both groups I hit upon it by chance when looking for a way in a public lecture to explain why large organizations needed irritant individuals or groups to introduce the innovations and ideas essential to their survival After the lecture I was struck by the number of people who came up to me either proclaiming themselves to be a flea or lamenting the ponderous gait of the elephant where they worked The analogy it seemed had caught their imagination so I persevered with it Like all analogies however it should not be pushed too far Useful for attracting attention it is not in itself a The Hero of Varay recipe for solutions but as a broad description of one divide in modern society it serves its purpose It is for instance the elephants who get all of the attention while most people actually work as fleas or for a flea organization These comments are especially Palestrina and Other Plays relevant to Handy at one point in his career in 1981 when he embarked on a transition from being an elephant inhabitant to independent flea hoping that there would be greater value in the freedom of independence over the dubious security of employment He did not then and has not since viewed himself as a Blackmailed By Daddy role model for others He asks his उरलं सुरलं [Urla Surla] reader to Cock Tales regard this book as an encouragement to wrote your own script for a part in the very different world that lies ahead of us Some Son of the Hero readers may find it difficult to follow Handy s line of thought as he moves from one subject to the next indeed from one period in his life to another without The Alien Jigsaw regard for chronological or even logical seuence To Towards a Comprehensive Theory of Human Learning repeat he offers an immensely personal narrative that combines spontaneity with The Illusion of Gods Presence rigor He is a very clear thinker but his thoughts are seldom developed in a linear pattern Over the course of the ten chapters the Folk Tales From The Soviet Union reader shares Handy s Not The Hot Chick reflections about his childhood and youth in an Irish vicarage his education at Oxford his executive assignments to the Far East within the Royal DutchShell organization and his chairmanship of the Royal Society of Arts Only later in his life did he gain increasing attention and Pegged and Plugged at the Club renown as a social commentator and business thinker

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