'This latest offering is a joy to read. It is one of those rare things, a book by a management author that you want to devour at one sitting' - "Ambassador." 'Its eclectic style makes it extremely enjoyable to read' - "The Irish Times." 'He has that rare gift among business writers - able to talk sense and leave out the jargon - This title will appeal to a very wide audience, because it is everything a business book should be - very readable and thought provoking' - Business and Computer Bookseller. Charles Handy's best-selling new book looks at how individuals (the fleas in his analogy) relate to multi-national conglomerates (the elephants). In addition to addressing how and why we work today, he covers a wide range of preoccupations and issues including the increasing fear of big business: 'it is easy to see why many observers think that the big corporations are now both richer and more powerful than many nation states. They worry that these new corporate states are accountable to no-one - that their financial clout makes governments beholden to them ...The elephants, people feel, are out of control.'