Peter Drucker's career as a writer, consultant and teacher spanned more than six decades. Read about his theories and thoughts, and learn from those who knew him in these specially selected articles and videos.
"You have to learn to take advantage of the unexpected as part of your innovation strategy." These are some of the words of advice in a classic Drucker article from 1985.
Planning a strategy of innovation is the sine qua non of a corporation's success. Here, Drucker describes three major successful strategies of innovation, and why they work.
This paper examines Drucker’s ideas on governmental reform, responsibilities,and management. Situating him as, perhaps, an inadvertent or de facto public choice theorist, it evaluates his position on the role of government, privatization,and managerial effectiveness.
Peter Drucker's contributions to the discipline of public administration through such innovative concepts as management-by-objectives and privatization cannot be overlooked, nor can public administrators afford to summarily dismiss Drucker’s judgements of government.
This article briefly illustrates and discusses Drucker's thoughts and analysis presented mainly in the books Post-Capitalist Society, New Realities and Managing in a Time of Great Change. Reference is also made to other books and articles written by Drucker.
Ethics and quality are core aspects of an organization. Both are a philosophy as well as a process that seek to optimize behaviour through clarifying the purpose and nature of work. This study examines Drucker’s treatment of these central components of management.
If apples were oranges, Peter Drucker’s ideas on management would apply as well to government as they do to business. But apples are not oranges, and government is not business. Here, the authors review Drucker’s writings, framing them within the context of his formative years.
According to Drucker, managers may be people with analytical and decision-making skills, or they are able to use power in organizations to get things done. At this point, and only then, is he able and willing to define what he thinks an effective manager actually is.
Charles Handy at the 3rd Global Peter Drucker Forum
Doris Drucker at the 3rd Global Peter Drucker Forum
C.K. Prahalad talks about Peter Drucker