The best of Peter of F. Ducker's articles on management, all in one place.That “management” exists as a concept, a practice and a profession is largely due to the thinking of Peter F. Drucker.For nearly half a century, he inspired and educated managers—and powerfully shaped the nature of business withhis iconic articles in Harvard Business Review.Through the lens of Drucker’s broad vision, this volume presents an opportunity to trace the great shifts inorganizations in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries from manufacturing to knowledge work, fromcareer-length employee tenures to short-term contract relationships, from command-and-control structures toflatter organizations that call for new leadership techniques.These articles also offer a firm and practical grasp of the role of the manager and the executive today theirresponsibilities, their relationships, their decisions and detailed processes that can make their work more effective.A celebrated thinker at his best, in this volume Drucker paints a clear and comprehensive picture of managementthinking and practice both as it is and as it will be.This collection of articles includes:1.What Makes an Effective Executive2.The Theory of the Business3.Managing for Business Effectiveness4.The Effective Decision5.How to Make People Decisions6.They’re Not Employees, They’re People7.The New Productivity Challenge8.What Business Can Learn from Non-profits9.The New Society of Organizations10.Managing Oneself.
Peter F. Drucker was an Austrian-born writer, teacher, and consultant. He is one of the best-known thinkers about the role of the manager and the executive. He founded the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management and counseled the governments of 13 countries as well as numerous public service institutions and major corporations. His 39 books on management have been published in more than 70 languages. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2002 and received honors from the governments of Austria and Japan.
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