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Contributor: Bruce Rosenstein
Posted: 01/08/2018
Drucker Day
In the accompanying podcast, MMN columnist Bruce Rosenstein introduces new readers to the world of Drucker, and why he is considered the "founder of modern management." Below, he recaps Drucker Day 2017 and 7 timeless takeaways from the global event.(Photo Courtesy of Claremont Graduate University & Bruce Rosenstein.)Shortly before the... Full Content »
Contributor: Bruce Rosenstein
Posted: 11/14/2017
Max De Pree
I was saddened recently to learn of the August 8th death, at 92, of Max De Pree, who had an illustrious career as CEO and Chairman of the innovative furniture/design company Herman Miller. Today’s leaders and managers are under pressure to make breakthroughs in creativity and innovation for their organizations. Yet many struggle with this... Full Content »
Contributor: Bruce Rosenstein
Posted: 09/05/2017
The Effective Executive
Although Peter Drucker wrote a number of books that could justifiably be called classics, perhaps his most beloved is The Effective Executive, which was recently reissued earlier this year as a commemorative 50th Anniversary Edition by HarperCollins, his longtime publisher. We are living in a much different world than the one... Full Content »
Contributor: Elizabeth Edersheim, Ph.D.
Posted: 04/27/2017
Frances Hesselbein
Photo: Wesley MannPeter F. Drucker, the founding father of management, proclaimed Frances Hesselbein “the best CEO in America.” “She could manage any company in America, even General Motors, and do a great job,” Drucker said.That was in 1990. Frances, then CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA, was nearly unknown to anyone outside a small circle of... Full Content »
Contributor: William Cohen, Ph.D.
Posted: 03/06/2017
typewriter
Peter Drucker is arguably the most famous management thinker of the last hundred years, and perhaps of all time.The big question is: How did an otherwise inexperienced young man, born and raised in Austria in the early part of the 20th century become The Father of Modern Management? How did he become an adviser to powerful chief executives... Full Content »
Contributor: Editorial Staff
Posted: 02/26/2017
Learning to Learn
Introduction Many believe the way to improve our school system is finding and hiring the best teachers. Others believe the focus of our school system must be on learning rather than teaching. Unfortunately, it’s a false hope to get “better teachers” in quantity. Superior teachers will always be in short supply.What we need is the proper... Full Content »
Contributor: William Cohen, Ph.D.
Posted: 01/12/2017
Peter F. Drucker
Every few years, a new supposedly revolutionary management concept gains popularity. And for the most part, after a few years in the limelight, the ideas are rarely used anymore. Where have they gone?  What happened, for example, to McGregor’s Theory X vs. Theory Y and “Participation Management” or the Blake-Mouton Managerial Grid? Are... Full Content »
Contributor: Elizabeth Edersheim, Ph.D.
Posted: 11/11/2016
Jay Hennick
Jay Hennick, founder and chairman of FirstService Corporation and chairman and CEO of Colliers International, was also the founding chairman of Mt. Sinai Health System. He’s received the Canadian award for entrepreneur of the year and has been named CEO of the year by Canadian Business magazine. He’s also received multiple honorary doctorate... Full Content »
Contributor: Elizabeth Edersheim, Ph.D.
Posted: 11/10/2016
remembered
Editor's Note:In this article we provide a several Drucker excerpts that focuses on one of the most important questions you'll ever ask yourself is: "What do I want to be remembered for?"Just asking yourself this question in a thoughtful and thorough way can provide direction and purpose to life's never-ending challenges.IntroductionPeter F.... Full Content »
Contributor: Elizabeth Edersheim, Ph.D.
Posted: 10/28/2016
jim clifton
Jim Clifton, the chairman and CEO of Gallup, has his finger on the pulse of the world economy and world sentiment. The worldwide organization built on the research of pioneering pollster George Gallup is a leader in public opinion research and advanced analytics.Clifton is passionate on the subject of how jobs are created by innovation and... Full Content »
Contributor: Elizabeth Edersheim, Ph.D.
Posted: 10/28/2016
jim clifton
Jim Clifton, the chairman and CEO of Gallup and author of The Coming Jobs War, oversees one of the largest research and polling organizations in the world.In our interview with Clifton, he talks about how to make America grow again.  Part one of the interview identifies start ups and scale ups as the essential ingredient to get GDP growth... Full Content »
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Contributor: Bruce Rosenstein
Posted: 01/08/2018
In the accompanying podcast, MMN columnist Bruce Rosenstein introduces new readers to the world of Drucker, and why he is considered the "founder of modern management." Below, he recaps Drucker Day 2017 and 7 timeless takeaways from the global event.(Photo Courtesy of Claremont Graduate University & Bruce Rosenstein.)Shortly before the Full Podcast »
Contributor: Bruce Rosenstein
Posted: 11/14/2017
Bruce Rosenstein
I was saddened recently to learn of the August 8th death, at 92, of Max De Pree, who had an illustrious career as CEO and Chairman of the innovative furniture/design company Herman Miller. Today’s leaders and managers are under pressure to make breakthroughs in creativity and innovation for their organizations. Yet many struggle with this idea,... Full Column »