The New Society / Edition 2

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Overview

Drucker analyzes large business enterprises, governments, labor unions, and the place of the individual within the social context of these institutions. Although written when the industrial society he describes was at its peak of productivity, Drucker's basic conceptual frame has well stood the test of time.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560006244
  • Publisher: Transaction Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/1/1993
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 382
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter F. Drucker (1909-2005) is known by many as the father of modern management. He was Clarke Professor of Social Science and Management at Claremont Graduate School in California and was a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He is the author of over thirty-five books, including The Ecological Vision, The Concept of the Corporation, and A Functioning Society.

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Table of Contents

Introduction to the Transaction Edition
Preface to the 1962 Edition
Introduction: The Industrial World Revolution
Pt. 1 The Industrial Enterprise
Pt. 2 The Problems of Industrial Order: The Economic Conflicts
Pt. 3 The Problems of Industrial Order: Management and Union
Pt. 4 The Problems of Industrial Order: The Plant Community
Pt. 5 The Problems of Industrial Order: The Management Function
Pt. 6 The Principles of Industrial Order: Exit the Proletarian
Pt. 7 The Principles of Industrial Order: The Federal Organization of Management
Pt. 8 The Principles of Industrial Order: The Self-Governing Plant Community
Pt. 9 The Principles of Industrial Order: The Labor Union as a Citizen
Conclusion: A Free Industrial Society
Epilogue to the 1962 Edition
Index
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