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Contributor: William Cohen, Ph.D.
Posted: 10/19/2017
data 3
Although Peter F. Drucker was aware of many innovative methodologies for analyzing business solutions, he rarely used them. One would think that the founder of modern management was a fan of lengthy and complex analytical reports. But believe it or not, he was a fan of following your gut. How can a manager make decisions that honor both the... Full Content »
Contributor: Robert Swaim, Ph.D.
Posted: 10/16/2017
change
"This is a new era of opportunity, but only for those who are willing to accept change as an opportunity, not for those who are afraid of it." Peter F. DruckerIn today’s rapidly changing environment, Peter F. Drucker stressed that mangers must be able to anticipate, plan and lead change efforts in their organizations. Managers must also be... Full Content »
Contributor: Sydney Finkelstein
Posted: 10/05/2017
workers
It’s more important for success than strategy, technology and even products. The only way for an organisation to survive and thrive long-term: the ability to generate and regenerate talent on a continual basis.But how? Having spent ten years studying this question, and even more time designing and delivering talent development programs and... Full Content »
Contributor: Robert Swaim, Ph.D.
Posted: 07/24/2017
leader
It was 1976 during one night at the Claremont Graduate School (CGS). I had driven the San Bernardino Freeway from my office on 6th and Flower Streets in downtown Los Angeles after work, a one to two hour drive depending on traffic, to attend the Claremont Graduate School Ph.D. in Executive Management Program (now the Peter F. Drucker Graduate... Full Content »
Contributor: Management Matters
Posted: 07/22/2017
leadership
Editor's Note:Peter F. Drucker wrote extensively about abandonment. Recognition of this concept is probably the single most important tactical guideline in the quest for economic results.If effective management of capital resources was Drucker's first test for improving corporate productivity, systematic abandonment of the unproductive and... Full Content »
Contributor: Management Matters
Posted: 07/15/2017
question
IntroductionThe most serious mistakes are not the result of wrong answers. The truly dangerous thing is asking the wrong questions.If your answer to the right question produces the wrong, unexpected result, you can take corrective action. In other words, a wrong answer to the right question can, as a rule, be repaired and salvaged.But if you ask... Full Content »
Contributor: Robert Swaim, Ph.D.
Posted: 07/10/2017
business
Pretend that Peter F. Drucker were alive today and you were about to engage him - the world’s foremost authority on management - to spend a day at your company with you and your management team. You want advice as to the direction your company should take and are concerned about how your company can compete in a dynamic and rapidly changing global... Full Content »
Contributor: Editorial Staff at Management Matters Network
Posted: 06/21/2017
productivity
"Concentration is the key to economic results… Economic results require managers concentrate their efforts on the smallest number of products, product lines, services, customers, markets, distributive channels, end-uses, and so on, that will produce the largest amount of revenue." —Peter F. DruckerEditor's Note:To dominate you have to concentrate... Full Content »
Contributor: William Cohen, Ph.D.
Posted: 06/05/2017
architect
Wouldn’t it be incredible if a genie would arise from a magic lamp and reveal the richest source of innovation for profitability in whatever you do? With just one such innovation you could make a fortune for yourself or your employer.Peter F. Drucker was not a genie, but he was a genius. So respected is Drucker, that even today more than seven... Full Content »
Contributor: William Cohen, Ph.D.
Posted: 04/26/2017
reach for the sky
How many times have I heard experts say something can’t be done? It must have been a million times.A little more than eight years ago, I was a guest on the USS Sequoia, a former presidential yacht, for a cruise up the Potomac River. During the cruise, I had a discussion with Diane Watson, a Democratic Congresswoman and former Ambassador to... Full Content »
Contributor: Jim Champy
Posted: 04/09/2017
spark change
Most so-called “transformational change” efforts fail. It’s difficult, if not impossible, for an organization to change everything at once.Yet enterprises are challenged to adapt quicker than ever to compete and survive. But where should they begin?Every change needs to start with a compelling case. Healthcare provides a great example of an... Full Content »
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