Essential Drucker The Best of Sixty Years of Peter Drucker's Essential Writings on Management

ISBN-10: 0061345016

ISBN-13: 9780061345012

Edition: 2008

Authors: Peter F. Drucker

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Father of modern management, social commentator, and preeminent business philosopher, Peter F. Drucker analyzed economics and society for more than sixty years. Now for readers everywhere who are concerned with the ways that management practices and principles affect the performance of organizations, individuals, and society, there is The Essential Drucker-an invaluable compilation of essential materials from the works of a management legend. Containing twenty-six core selections, The Essential Drucker covers the basic principles and concerns of management and its problems, challenges, and opportunities, giving managers, executives, and professionals the tools to perform the tasks that the economy and society of tomorrow will demand of them.
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List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 7/22/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Peter F. Drucker has been Clarke Professor of Social Science and Management at Claremont Graduate School in California since 1971.

Introduction: The Origin and Purpose of The Essential Drucker
Management as Social Function and Liberal Art
The Dimensions of Management
The Purpose and Objectives of a Business
What the Nonprofits Are Teaching Business
Social Impacts and Social Problems
Management's New Paradigms
The Information Executives Need Today
Management by Objectives and Self-Control
Picking People-The Basic Rules
The Entrepreneurial Business
The New Venture
Entrepreneurial Strategies
The Individual
Effectiveness Must Be Learned
Focus on Contribution
Know Your Strengths and Values
Know Your Time
Effective Decisions
Functioning Communications
Leadership as Work
Principles of Innovation
The Second Half of Your Life
The Educated Person
A Century of Social Transformation-Emergence of Knowledge Society
The Coming of Entrepreneurial Society
Citizenship through the Social Sector
From Analysis to Perception-The New Worldview
Afterword: The Challenge Ahead
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