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Peter Drucker
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Do the right things instead of trying to do everything right. Peter Drucker
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Every organization has to prepare for the abandonment of everything it does. Peter Drucker
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Everything must degenerate into work if anything is to happen. Peter Drucker
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Without institution there is no management. But without management there is no institution. Peter Drucker
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The fundamental reality for every worker, from sweeper to executive vice-president, is the eight hours or so that he spends on the job . In our society of organizations, it is the job through which the great majority has access to achievement, to fulfillment, and to community. Peter Drucker
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Tomorrow everybody - or practically everybody - will have had the education of the upper class of yesterday, and will expect equivalent opportunities. That is why we face the problem of making every kind of job meaningful and capable of satisfying every educated man. Peter Drucker
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A management decision is irresponsible if it risks disaster this year for the sake of a grandiose future. Peter Drucker
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There is every indication that the period ahead will be an innovative one, one of rapid change in technology , society , economy , and institutions . Peter Drucker
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Large organizations cannot be versatile. A large organization is effective through its mass rather than through its agility. Fleas can jump many times their own height, but not an elephant. Peter Drucker
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Loafing" is easy, but "leisure" is difficult. Peter Drucker
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Keep the boss aware. Bosses, after all, are held responsible by their own bosses for the performance of their subordinates. They must be able to say: "I know what Anne [or John] is trying to do. Peter Drucker
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The society of organizations is new-only seventy years ago employees were a small minority in every society. Peter Drucker
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As to the idea that advertising motivates people, remember the Edsel. Peter Drucker
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Society, community, family are all conserving institutions. They try to maintain stability, and to prevent, or at least to slow down, change. But the organization of the post-capitalist society of organizations is a destabilizer. Because its function is to put knowledge to work - on tools, processes, and products; on work; on knowledge itself - it must be organized for constant change. Peter Drucker
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Most leaders don't need to learn what to do. They need to learn what to stop. Peter Drucker
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For the first four years, no new enterprise produces profits. Even Mozart didn't start writing music until he was four. Peter Drucker
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Leadership is all about getting results. Peter Drucker
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Listening (the first competence of leadership) is not a skill, it is a discipline. All you have to do is keep your mouth shut. Peter Drucker
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If something fails despite being carefully planned, carefully designed, and conscientiously executed, that failure often bespeaks underlying change and, with it, opportunity. Peter Drucker
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If you're not living life on the edge, you're taking up too much space. The best way to predict the future is to create it. Peter Drucker
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Above all, innovation is not invention. It is a term of economics rather than of technology. Peter Drucker
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Management must take the lead in making obsolete its own products and services rather than waiting for a competitor to do so. Peter Drucker
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Systematic change requires a willingness to look on change as an opportunity. Peter Drucker
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Defending yesterday is far more risky than making tomorrow. Peter Drucker
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Teaching 23-year-olds in an MBA programme strikes me as largely a waste of time. They lack the background of experience. You can teach them skills - accounting and what have you - but you can't teach them management. Peter Drucker
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The most important decisions in organizations are people decisions, and yet only the military, and only recently, has begun to ask, "If we assign this general to lead this base, what do we expect him to accomplish?" Peter Drucker
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There is nothing worse than doing the wrong thing well. Peter Drucker
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The monomaniac is unlikely to succeed. Most leave only their bleached bones in the roadless desert. But the rest of us, with our multiple interests instead of a single mission, are certain to fail and have no impact at all. Peter Drucker
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In areas where they are simply incompetent, smart executives do' make decisions or take actions. They delegate. Peter Drucker
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Few relationships are as critical to the business enterprise itself as the relationship to government. The manager has responsibility for this relationship as part of his responsibility to the enterprise itself. To a large extent the relationship to government results from what businesses do or fail to do. Peter Drucker
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If the feudal knight was the clearest embodiment of society in the early Middle Ages, and the bourgeois under Capitalism, the educated person will represent society in the post-capitalist society in which knowledge has become the central resource. Peter Drucker
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Fascism is the result of the collapse of Europe's spiritual and social order....catastrophes broke through the everyday routine which makes men accept existing forms, institutions and tenets as unalterable natural laws. They suddenly exposed the vacuum behind the facade of society. Peter Drucker
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A tool is not necessarily better because it is bigger. A tool is best if it does the job required with a minimum of effort, with a minimum of complexity, and with a minimum of power. Peter Drucker
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If a government commission had worked on the horse, you would have the first horse that could operate its knee joint in both directions. The trouble is it couldn't have stood up. Peter Drucker
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Growth that adds volume without improving productivity is fat. Growth that diminishes productivity is cancer. Peter Drucker
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If a manager spends more than 10 percent of his time on "human relations" the group is probably too large. Peter Drucker
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The job of a professional manager is not to like people. It is not to change people. It is to put their strengths to work. Peter Drucker
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Entrepreneurship rests on a theory of economy and society. The theory sees change as normal and indeed as healthy. And it sees the major task in society - and especially in the economy - as doing something different rather than doing better what is already being done. That is basically what Say, two hundred years ago, meant when he coined the term entrepreneur. It was intended as a manifesto and as a declaration of dissent: the entrepreneur upsets and disorganizes. As Joseph Schumpeter formulated it, his task is "creative destruction. Peter Drucker
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If there is any one secret of effectiveness, it is concentration. Effective executives do first things first and they do one thing at a time. Peter Drucker
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Education gives you neither experience nor wisdom. Peter Drucker
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I'm a writer. I could not or would not ever run a business. I don't even have a secretary. And contrary to some of the stereotypes, entrepreneurs are not loners. I am. Peter Drucker
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Replace your pursuit of success with the pursuit of contribution. Peter Drucker
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One cannot hire a hand; the whole man always comes with it. Peter Drucker
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Knowledge has become the key economic resource and the dominant-and perhaps even the only-source of competitive advantage. Peter Drucker
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To succeed in this new world, we will have to learn, first, who we are. Few people, even highly successful people, can answer the questions, Do you know what you're good at? Do you know what you need to learn so that you get the full benefit of your strengths? Few have even asked themselves these questions. Peter Drucker
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An employer has no business with a man's personality. Employment is a specific contract calling for a specific performance. Any attempt to go beyond that is usurpation. It is immoral as well as an illegal intrusion of privacy. It is abuse of power. An employee owes no "loyalty," he owes no "love" and no "attitudes"-he owes performance and nothing else. The task is not to change personality, but to enable a person to achieve and to perform. Peter Drucker
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One can either work or meet. One cannot do both at the same time. Peter Drucker
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There are usually half a dozen right answers to what needs to be done. Yet, unless a person makes the risky and controversial choice of only one, he will achieve nothing. Peter Drucker
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Vision without execution is delusion. The joy is in the results Peter Drucker
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The only definition of a leader is someone who has followers. Peter Drucker
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Success? Odd as it seems, you will achieve the greates results in business and career if you drop the word 'achievement' from your vocabulary and replace it with 'contribution'. Peter Drucker
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Progress is obtained only by exploiting opportunities, not by solving problems. When you solve problems, all you do is guarantee a return to normalcy. Peter Drucker
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To survive and succeed, every organization will have to turn itself into a change agent Peter Drucker
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We spend a lot of time teaching leaders what to do. We don't spend enough time teaching leaders what to stop. Half the leaders I have met don't need to learn what to do. They need to learn what to stop Peter Drucker
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The key to greatness is to look for people's potential and spend time developing it. Peter Drucker
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The greatest challenge to organizations is the balance between continuity and change. You need both. At different times, the balance is slightly more over here, or slightly more over there, but you need both. And balance is basically the greatest task in leadership. Organizations have to have continuity, and yet if there is not enough new challenge, not enough change, they become empty bureaucracies, awfully fast. Peter Drucker
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Of those things that would make a difference, which are right for me? Peter Drucker
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You cannot predict the future, but you can create it. Peter Drucker
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Communication always makes demands. It always demands that the recipient become somebody, do something, believe something. It always appeals to motivation. Peter Drucker
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In todays economy, the most important resource is no longer labor, capital or land; it is knowledge Peter Drucker
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The most effective way to manage change is to create it. Peter Drucker
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Business has only two basic functions - marketing and innovation. Peter Drucker
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The basic economic resource - the means of production - is no longer capital, nor natural resources, nor labor. It is and will be knowledge. Peter Drucker
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There are no creeds in mathematics. Peter Drucker
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Almost everybody today believes that nothing in economic history has ever moved as fast as, or had a greater impact than, the Information Revolution. But the Industrial Revolution moved at least as fast in the same time span, and had probably an equal impact if not a greater one. Peter Drucker
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Do first things first, and second things not at all. Peter Drucker
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Businesses once grew by one of two ways; grass roots up, or by acquisition... Today businesses grow through alliances - all kinds of dangerous alliances. Joint ventures and customer partnerings which, by the way, very few people understand. Peter Drucker
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Efficiency, which is doing things right, is irrelevant until you work on the right things. Peter Drucker
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Long range planning does not deal with future decisions, but with the future of present decisions. Peter Drucker
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Every three or four years I pick a new subject. It may be Japanese art; it may be economics. Three years of study are by no means enough to master a subject but they are enough to understand it. SO for more than 60 years I have kept studying one subject at a time. Peter Drucker
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