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Peter Drucker at his best- direct, wise, and challenging.

One of this century's most highly regarded students of management, Peter F. Drucker sought out, identified, and examined the most important issues confronting managers, from corporate strategy to management style to social change. Through his unique perspective, 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. This...

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Overview

Peter Drucker at his best- direct, wise, and challenging.

One of this century's most highly regarded students of management, Peter F. Drucker sought out, identified, and examined the most important issues confronting managers, from corporate strategy to management style to social change. Through his unique perspective, 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. This book gathers together Drucker's articles from Harvard Business Review and frames them with a thoughtful introduction from the Review's editor Thomas A. Stewart.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781422101681
  • Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/2006
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Pages: 221
  • Sales rank: 1,022,472
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Managing oneself 3
2 The theory of the business 21
3 The effective decision 35
4 They're not employees, they're people 49
5 How to make people decisions 61
6 The discipline of innovation 69
7 Managing for business effectiveness 81
8 The information executives truly need 99
9 What makes an effective executive 115
10 The coming of the new organization 127
11 The new society of organizations 139
12 The new productivity challenge 155
13 What business can learn from nonprofits 169
14 Management and the world's work 181
15 The post-capitalist executive : an interview with Peter F. Drucker 197
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