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Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand) 1909-2005

Works: 2,268 works in 5,885 publications in 10 languages and 123,609 library holdings
Genres: Forecasts  Biography  History 
Roles: Editor, Creator, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Dedicatee, Narrator, Compiler, Speaker, Other
Classifications: HD31, 658
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The effective executive by Peter F Drucker ( Book )
106 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyzes the practices the executive must master in order to be truly effective
Innovation and entrepreneurship : practice and principles by Peter F Drucker ( Book )
122 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book presents innovation and entrepreneurship as a purposeful and systematic discipline that explains and analyzes the challenges and opportunities of America's new entrepreneurial economy. The author explains what established businesses, public service institutions, and new ventures need to know and do to succeed in today's economy
Management : tasks, responsibilities, practices by Peter F Drucker ( Book )
94 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 4,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The emergence of management in this century may have been a pivotal event of history. It signaled a major transformation of society into a pluralist society of institutions, of which managements are the effective organs. Management, after more than a century of development as a practice and as a discipline, burst into public consciousness in the management boom that began after World War II and lasted through the 1960s. What has the boom accomplished? What have we learned? And what are the new knowledges we need, the new challenges we face, the new tasks ahead, now that the management boom is over?
The practice of management by Peter F Drucker ( Book )
153 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 4,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This classic volume achieves a remarkable width of appeal without sacrificing scientific accuracy or depth of analysis. It is a valuable contribution to the study of business efficiency which should be read by anyone wanting information about the developments and place of management, and it is as relevant today as when it was first written. This is a practical book, written out of many years of experience in working with managements of small, medium and large corporations. It aims to be a management guide, enabling readers to examine their own work and performance, to diagnose their weaknesses and to improve their own effectiveness as well as the results of the enterprise they are responsible for."--Publisher's description
The age of discontinuity; guidelines to our changing society by Peter F Drucker ( Book )
74 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 3,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The closing decades of the twentieth century have been characterized as a period of disruption and discontinuity in which the structure and meaning of economy, polity, and society have been radically altered. In this volume, Drucker focuses with great clarity and perception on the forces of change that are transforming the economic landscape and creating tomorrow's society."--From publisher description
Managing the non-profit organization : practices and principles by Peter F Drucker ( Book )
79 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the tasks, responsibilities, and practices that must be followed to manage non-profit organizations effectively
The new realities : in government and politics, in economics and business, in society and world view by Peter F Drucker ( Book )
60 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 3,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyzes the new limits and functions of government, the changing demands on political leadership, and the transnational economy and ecology
Managing in turbulent times by Peter F Drucker ( Book )
56 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Managing in Turbulent Times tackles the key issues facing managers in the 1990s: how to manage in rapidly changing environments. This seminal and prophetic book laid the foundation for a generation of writers on change management. This book concerns the immediate future of business, society and the economy. The one certainty about the times ahead, says Drucker, is that they will be turbulent times. In turbulent times the first task of management is to make sure of the organizations capacity for survival, to make sure of its structural strength and soundness, its capacity to survive a blow, to
Management challenges for the 21st century by Peter F Drucker ( Book )
61 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 3,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The noted management expert discusses how new paradigms of management will be needed to meet the complexities of the 21st century
Managing for results : economic tasks and risk-taking decisions by Peter F Drucker ( Book )
103 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The effective business, Peter Drucker observes, focuses on opportunities rather than problems. How this focus is achieved in order to make the organization prosper and grow is the subject of this companion to his classic work, The Practice of Management. Managing for Results shows what the executive decision maker must do to move his enterprise forward. Drucker again employs his particular genius for breaking through conventional outlooks and opening up new perspectives for profits and growth
Peter Drucker on the profession of management by Peter F Drucker ( Book )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 3,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"For Nearly Half a Century Peter Drucker has inspired and educated managers - and influenced the nature of business - with his landmark articles in the Harvard Business Review. Here, gathered together and framed by a thoughtful introduction from the Review's editor Nan Stone, is a collection of his most significant work." "One of our leading thinkers on the practice and study of management. Drucker has sought out, identified, and examined the most important issues confronting managers, from corporate strategy to management style to social change. Through his unique lens, this volume gives us the rare opportunity to trace the evolution of the great shifts in our workplaces, and to understand more clearly the role of managers in the ongoing effort to balance change with continuity."--Jacket
Post-capitalist society by Peter F Drucker ( Book )
50 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A probing and incisive analysis of the major world transformation from the Age of Capitalism to the Knowledge Society and how it will affect society, economics, business, and politics now and in the years ahead. In Post-Capitalist Society Peter Drucker describes how every few hundred years a sharp transformation has taken place and greatly affected society - its worldview, its basic values, its business and economics, and its social and political structure. According to Drucker, we are right in the middle of another time of radical change, from the Age of Capitalism and the Nation-State to a Knowledge Society and a Society of Organizations. The primary resource in the post-capitalist society will be knowledge and the leading social groups will be "knowledge workers." Looking backward and forward, Drucker discusses the Industrial Revolution, the Productivity Revolution, the Management Revolution, and the governance of corporations. He explains the new functions of organizations, the economics of knowledge, and productivity as a social and economic priority. He covers the transformation from Nation-State to Megastate, the new pluralism of political systems, and the needed government turnaround. Finally, Drucker details the knowledge issues and the role and use of knowledge in post-capitalist society. Divided into three parts - Society, Polity, and Knowledge - Post-Capitalist Society provides a searching look into the future as well as a vital analysis of the past, focusing on the challenges of the present transition period and how, if we can understand and respond to them, we can create a new future
Managing in a time of great change by Peter F Drucker ( Book )
36 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 2,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'It is not so very difficult to predict the future. It is only pointless...what is always far more important are fundamental changes that happened though no one predicted them or could possible have predicted them.' (quote taken from this book)<BR id="CRLF">It is these unpredictable and irreversible changes from the past, and their effect on the role of the executive which Peter Drucker examines in his latest book.<BR id="LF"><BR id="CRLF"> The management of change is a subject which has been, undoubtedly, the principal preoccupation of management thinkers in the 1990s. Peter Drucker, the guru's guru, brings together a group of his own original essays and interviews on this vitally important topic. As ever, he provides invaluable food for thought for all executives and students of business and management
The frontiers of management : where tomorrow's decisions are being shaped today by Peter F Drucker ( Book )
44 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 2,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the new economic forces that affect lives and livelihoods, today's changing people and their workplace surroundings, the newest management concepts and practices, and the shape of evolving organizations as they respond to increasing tasks and responsibilities
Concept of the corporation by Peter F Drucker ( Book )
64 editions published between 1946 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A class with Drucker the lost lessons of the world's greatest management teacher by William A Cohen ( )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In A Class with Drucker, Cohen shares many of Drucker's teachings that never made it into his countless books and articles, ideas that were offered to his students in classroom or informal settings. Cohen expands on Drucker's lessons with personal anecdotes about his teacher's personality, lack of pretension, and interactions with students and others. He also shows how Drucker's ideas can be applied to the real-world challenges managers face today."--Jacket
The essential Drucker : selections from the management works of Peter F. Drucker by Peter F Drucker ( Book )
51 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"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."--BOOK JACKET
Managing for the future : the 1990s and beyond by Peter F Drucker ( Book )
19 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 2,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Economics; People; Management; The organization
Toward the next economics, and other essays by Peter F Drucker ( Book )
21 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This incisive and wide-ranging collection of essays on business, management, economics and society by America's foremost authority on management includes essays written between 1972 and 1980 and published in various magazines and journals. The essays reflect an international viewpoint and cover a variety of topics. But all are concerned with what Drucker calls "social ecology" and especially institutions -- governments, organized science, business or schools. The essays advance the author's belief that in the last decade there have been genuine changes in the "social ecology"--Changes in population structure and dynamics; changes in the role and performance of established and seemingly stable institutions; changes in the relation between sciences and society; and change in fundamental theories about economics and society long considered as truths
The new society; the anatomy of the industrial order by Peter F Drucker ( Book )
55 editions published between 1949 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Dorakkā, Pītā Efu 1909-2005
Drākar, Pītar 1909-2005
Draker, Piter F. 1909-2005
Drucker , Peter
Drucker, Peter 1909-2005
Drucker Peter 1919-2005
Drucker, Peter F.
Drucker, Peter F. 1909-2005
Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005
Drucker , Peter Ferdinand
Drucker, Peter Ferdinand 1909-2005
Drukers, Pīters F. 1909-2005
Dŭrŏkʻŏ, Pʻitʻŏ 1909-2005
Tu-lu-kʻo, Pi-te 1909-2005
Драккер, Питер Ф 1909-2005
Друкер, Питер 1909-2005
Друкер, Питер (Питер Ф.), 1909-2005
Друкер, Питер Ф 1909-2005
Друкер, Питер Фердинанд 1909-2005
דרוקער, פיטר פרדיננד 1909-2005
דרוקר, פיטר פ 1909-2005
דרוקר, פיטר פ. (פיטר פרדיננד), 1909-2005
דרוקר, פיטר פרדיננד 1909-2005
بيتر دراكر، 1909-2005
دراكر، بيتر
دركر، بيتر، 1909-2005
دروكر، بيتر ف.، 1909-2005
ドラッカー, P. F
ドラッカー, ピーター
ドラッカー, ピーター・F
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