The effective executive, Part 794
What makes an effective executive? The measure of the executive, Peter F. Drucker reminds us, is the ability to "get the right things done." This usually involves doing what other people have overlooked as well as avoiding what is unproductive. Intelligence, imagination, and knowledge may all be wasted in an executive job without the acquired habits of mind that mold them into results. Drucker identifies five practices essential to business effectiveness that can, and must, be learned: Managing time Choosing what to contribute to the organization Knowing where and how to mobilize strength for best effect Setting the right priorities Knitting all of them together with effective decision-making Ranging widely through the annals of business and government, Peter F. Drucker demonstrates the distinctive skill of the executive and offers fresh insights into old and seemingly obvious business situations.
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Review: The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things DoneUser Review - Dan Orton - Goodreads
a bit dated, overall the effective executive clearly defines how decisions should and should not be made. Read full review
Review: The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things DoneUser Review - Wei Luo - Goodreads
The needs of organization to obtain from the individual the contribution it needs, and the need of the individual to have organization serve as his tool for the accomplishment of his pur- poses. Effectiveness must be learned. Read full review
Effectiveness Can Be Learned
Know Thy Time
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