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Peter Drucker
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We all have a vast number of areas in which we have no talent or skill and little chance of becoming even mediocre. In those areas a knowledge workers should not take on work, jobs and assignments. It takes far more energy to improve from incompetence to mediocrity than it takes to improve from first-rate performance to excellence. Peter Drucker
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It does not follow from the separation of planning and doing in the analysis of work that the planner and the doer should be two different people. It does not follow that the industrial world should be divided into two classes of people: a few who decide what is to be done, design the job, set the pace, rhythm and motions, and order others about; and the many who do what and as they are told. Peter Drucker
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It has been said, and only half in jest, that a tough, professionally led union is a great force for improving management performance. It forces the manager to think about what he is doing and to be able to explain his actions and behavior. Peter Drucker
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what's absolutely unforgivable is the financial benefit top management people get for laying off people. There is no excuse for it. No justification. This is morally and socially unforgivable, and we will pay a heavy price for it. Peter Drucker
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The first organization structure in the modern West was laid down in the canon law of the Catholic Church eight hundred years ago. Peter Drucker
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The days of the 'intuitive' manager are numbered. Peter Drucker
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The concept of profit maximization is, in fact, meaningless. Peter Drucker
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Ideas are somewhat like babies-they are born small, immature, and shapeless. They are promise rather than fulfillment. In the innovative company executives do not say, "This is a damn-fool idea." Instead they ask, "What would be needed to make this embryonic, half-baked, foolish idea into something that makes sense, that is an opportunity for us? Peter Drucker
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If "socialism" is defined as "ownership of the means of production"-and this is both the orthodox and the only rigorous definition-then the United States is the first truly Socialist country. Peter Drucker
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That people even in well paid jobs choose ever earlier retirement is a severe indictment of our organizations - not just business , but government service, the universities. These people don't find their jobs interesting. Peter Drucker
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Never mind your happiness; do your duty. Peter Drucker
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All economic activity is by definition high risk. And defending yesterday-that is, not innovating-is far more risky than making tomorrow. Peter Drucker
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When Henry Ford said, The customer can have a car in any color as long as it's black, he was not joking. Peter Drucker
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Management by objectives works if you first think through your objectives. Ninety percent of the time you haven't. Peter Drucker
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Succession planning often results in the selection of a weaker representation of yourself. Peter Drucker
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Promotion should not be more important than accomplishment, or avoiding instability more important than taking the right risk. Peter Drucker
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Successful people know they need to get many things done-and done effectively. Therefore, they concentrate their time and energy on doing one thing at a time-and on doing first things firs. Peter Drucker
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What the customer buys and considers value is never a product. It is always utility, that is, what a product or a service does for the customer. Peter Drucker
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Business exists to supply goods and services to customers and economic surplus to society, rather than to supply jobs to workers and managers or even dividends to shareholders. Peter Drucker
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Strong people have strong weaknesses. Peter Drucker
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Culture eats Christianity for breakfast. Peter Drucker
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Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which we have not yet developed tools that make an average person capable of competence and performance. In teaching we rely on the "naturals," the ones who somehow know how to teach. Peter Drucker
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But innovation is more than a new method. It is a new view of the universe, as one of risk rather than of chance or of certainty. It is a new view of man's role in the universe; he creates order by taking risks. And this means that innovation, rather than being an assertion of human power, is an acceptance of human responsibility. Peter Drucker
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Elephants have a hard time adapting. Cockroaches outlive everything. Peter Drucker
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We always remember best the irrelevant. Peter Drucker
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Never ask who's right. Start out by asking what is right. And you find that out by listening to dissenting, disagreeing opinions. Peter Drucker
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Profit for a company is like oxygen for a person. If you don't have enough of it, you're out of the game. But if you think your life is about breathing, you're really missing something. Peter Drucker
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A superior who works on his own development sets an almost irresistible example. Peter Drucker
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Morale in an organization does not mean that "people get along together"; the test is performance not conformance. Peter Drucker
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Customers pay only for what is of use to them and gives them value. Nothing else constitutes quality. Peter Drucker
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Culture eats strategy for breakfast, Peter Drucker
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Most Americans do not know what their strengths are. When you ask them, they look at you with a blank stare, or they respond in terms of subject knowledge, which is the wrong answer. Peter Drucker
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The one person to distrust is the one who never makes a mistake. Either he is a phony, or he stays with the safe, the tried, and the trivial. Peter Drucker
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Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else. Peter Drucker
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No single piece of macroeconomic advice given by the experts to their government has ever had the results predicted. Peter Drucker
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There is no reason to believe that the people who staff the managerial and professional positions in our service institutions are any less qualified, any less competent or honest, or any less hard-working than the men who manage businesses. Conversely, there is no reason to believe that business managers, put in control of service institutions, would do better than the 'bureaucrats'. Indeed, we know that they immediately become bureaucrats themselves. Peter Drucker
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