Peter F. Drucker
American business consultant
Peter Ferdinand Drucker was an Austrian-American management consultant, educator, and author, whose writings contributed to the philosophical and practical foundations of the modern business corporation. He was also a leader in the development of management education, he invented the concept known as management by objectives and self-control, and he has been described as "the founder of modern management".
Peter F. Drucker Quotes
The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.
There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.
Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else.
Management by objective works if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don't.
Economists think the poor need to tell them that they are poor.
The success and ultimately the survival of every business, large or small, depends in the last analysis on its ability to develop people. This ability is not measured by any of our conventional yardsticks of economic success; yet, is the final measurement.
What managers decide to stop doing is often more important than what they decide to do.
The critical factor of a problem is the element that has to be changed before anything else can be changed.
The purpose of an organization is to enable common men to do uncommon things.
Promotion should not be more important than accomplishment, or avoiding instability more important than taking the right risk.
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