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Charles Handy article on uncovering the link between management and human experience through literature and philosophy. Handy relates how he was called upon to create a list of possible speakers and teachers for a management course offered by the Department of Extramural Studies at the University of Cambridge. However, Handy suggested that the participants in the course would need, instead, to shift their focus to the trends and the domains outside their immediate business world that could affect their organizations in the future, therefore necessitating a meeting with professionals and scholars from varied backgrounds in science, political theory, cultural anthropology, philosophy, and the literary world. Although Handy's suggestion was rejected by the Department, Handy notes that BP created a course much like the one he suggested to Cambridge, but goes on to state that reading classic works of literature on power, responsibility, and ethics are all that is really needed for corporate development. He then provides a list and description of several noteworthy books as suggestions for reading.