Butterworth-Heinemann, 1999 - Business & Economics - 575 pages
In this classic text, Peter Drucker studies how modern-day managers, whether in business or public service, can perform effectively. He takes an international view, exploring management problems in Great Britain, Western Europe, Japan, and Latin
America, and suggests how these problems can be tackled.
The interactions between manager, the institution and the social and cultural environment are penetratingly examined, and the book is enhanced by telling examples from a wide spectrum of experience.
The essence of management is performance. And it is the management and managers of our institutions - business and government, educational and multinational - that will determine our future. The purpose of this landmark study is to prepare today's and tomorrow's managers for their tasks and responsibilities and to enable them to meet the formidable challenge ahead.
A landmark study for today's and tomorrow's managers
Shows how modern-day managers can perform effectively
Drucker's most comprehensive text
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Review: Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, PracticesUser Review - David E McClendon, Sr - Goodreads
Drucker attempts to give detailed information on many different areas of management. The book contains loads of information. Drucker provides his readers a detailed history of the field of management ... Read full review
Review: Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, PracticesUser Review - Preston Malone - Goodreads
Right up there with his "Practice of Management". See that review. Read full review
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