"Who Moved My Cheese" by Spencer Johnson Analytical Essay by Peerless

"Who Moved My Cheese" by Spencer Johnson
An analysis of the self-help book "Who Moved My Cheese" by Spencer Johnson.
# 8279 | 705 words | 1 source | APA | 2002 | US
Published on Feb 04, 2003 in Literature (American) , English (Analysis) , Business (Human Resources) , Psychology (General)

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This paper examines the book "Who Moved My Cheese" by Spencer Johnson, which uses the metaphor of mice in a maze to discuss ways of handling change. The author writes that the book focuses on how people can get where and what they want simply by changing their perspective and their approach. The paper explains that the books teaches self-actualization and is critical of the simplicity of the metaphor of mice and cheese to demonstrate how to handle the struggle with change in our society.

From the Paper:

"The story revolves around two mice, Sniff and Scurry, and two littlepeople, Hem and Haw. They live in a maze and spend their time running around, looking for, finding, and eating Cheese. Cheese, as is stated in the foreword by Kenneth Blanchard, is "a metaphor for what we want to have in life ", such as a job, a relationship, money, a big house, or an insulting yet best selling business book. Within the 94 pages of this self-help book is found an approximate 45-minute serving of information aimed at helping us to insert change in our lives."

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