Classic Drucker: From the Pages of Harvard Business Review

Classic Drucker: From the Pages of Harvard Business Review

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422125922
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date: 03/01/2008
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,281,931
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x (d)

About the Author


Peter Drucker was a writer, teacher, and consultant. His thirty-four books have been published in more than seventy languages. He founded the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management, and counseled thirteen governments, public services institutions, and major corporations.

Table of Contents

Introductionvii
Part IThe Manager's Responsibilities
1Managing Oneself3
2The Theory of the Business21
3The Effective Decision35
4They're Not Employees, They're People49
5How to Make People Decisions61
6The Discipline of Innovation69
7Managing for Business Effectiveness81
Part IIThe Executive's World
8The Information Executives Truly Need99
9What Makes an Effective Executive115
10The Coming of the New Organization127
11The New Society of Organizations139
12The New Productivity Challenge155
13What Business Can Learn from Nonprofits169
14Management and the World's Work181
15The Post-Capitalist Executive: An Interview with Peter F. Drucker197
Index211

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