The essential Drucker : selections from the management works of Peter F. Drucker. (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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The essential Drucker : selections from the management works of Peter F. Drucker.

Author: Peter F Drucker
Publisher: New York : HarperBusiness, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The Essential Drucker contains twenty-six selections on management in the organization, management and the individual, and management and society. It covers the basic principles and concerns of management and its problems, challenges, and opportunities, giving managers, executives, and professionals the tools to perform the tasks that the economy and society of tomorrow will demand of them."--Jacket.
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Named Person: Peter F Drucker
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter F Drucker
ISBN: 0066210879 9780066210872 9780061345012 0061345016 0750650184 9780750650182
OCLC Number: 47251668
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 358 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Management as social function and liberal art --
The dimensions of management --
The purpose and objectives of a business --
What the nonprofits are teaching business --
Social impacts and social problems --
Management's new paradigms --
The information executives need today --
Management by objectives and self-control --
Picking people : the basic rules --
The entrepreneurial business --
The new venture --
Entrepreneurial strategies --
Effectiveness must be learned --
Focus on contribution --
Know your strengths and values --
Know your time --
Effective decisions --
Functioning communications --
Leadership as work --
Principles of innovation --
The second half of your life --
The educated person --
A century of social transformation : emergence of knowledge society --
The coming of entrepreneurial society --
Citizenship through the social sector --
From analysis to perception : the new worldview.
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