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Peter Drucker on the profession of management / Peter F. Drucker.

By: Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Harvard business review book series: Publisher: [Boston, Mass.; London] : [Harvard Business School], 1998Description: 201 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0875848362; 9780875848365.Subject(s): ManagementDDC classification: 658 Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents pt. 1. The manager's responsibilities. The theory of the business -- The effective decision -- How to make people decisions -- The big power of little ideas -- The discipline of innovation -- Managing for business effectiveness -- pt. 2. The executive's world. The information executives truly need -- The coming of the new organization -- The new society of organizations -- What business can learn from nonprofits -- The new productivity challenge -- Management and the world's work -- The post-capitalist executive : an interview with Peter F. Drucker / T. George Harris.
Summary: Summary: "For Nearly Half a Century Peter Drucker has inspired and educated managers - and influenced the nature of business - with his landmark articles in the Harvard Business Review. Here, gathered together and framed by a thoughtful introduction from the Review's editor Nan Stone, is a collection of his most significant work." "One of our leading thinkers on the practice and study of management. Drucker has sought out, identified, and examined the most important issues confronting managers, from corporate strategy to management style to social change. Through his unique lens, this volume gives us the rare opportunity to trace the evolution of the great shifts in our workplaces, and to understand more clearly the role of managers in the ongoing effort to balance change with continuity."--Jacket.
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Table of contents pt. 1. The manager's responsibilities. The theory of the business --
The effective decision --
How to make people decisions --
The big power of little ideas --
The discipline of innovation --
Managing for business effectiveness --
pt. 2. The executive's world. The information executives truly need --
The coming of the new organization --
The new society of organizations --
What business can learn from nonprofits --
The new productivity challenge --
Management and the world's work --
The post-capitalist executive : an interview with Peter F. Drucker / T. George Harris.

Summary:
"For Nearly Half a Century Peter Drucker has inspired and educated managers - and influenced the nature of business - with his landmark articles in the Harvard Business Review. Here, gathered together and framed by a thoughtful introduction from the Review's editor Nan Stone, is a collection of his most significant work." "One of our leading thinkers on the practice and study of management. Drucker has sought out, identified, and examined the most important issues confronting managers, from corporate strategy to management style to social change. Through his unique lens, this volume gives us the rare opportunity to trace the evolution of the great shifts in our workplaces, and to understand more clearly the role of managers in the ongoing effort to balance change with continuity."--Jacket.

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