A Class with Drucker: The Lost Lessons of the World's Greatest Management Teacher

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Hailed as "a warm and useful read," A Class with Drucker brings to life invaluable advice from the world's greatest thinker and writer on management. From 1975 to 1979, author William Cohen studied under the great Peter Drucker and became the first graduate of his doctoral program. What Drucker taught him literally changed his life. In a matter of a few years, hewas recommissioned in the Air Force and rose to the rank of major general. Eventually, he became a full professor, management consultant, multibook author, and university president--all while maintaining a nearly lifelong friendship with the master. In A Class with Drucker, Cohen shares many of Drucker's teachings that never made it into his countless books and articles, ideas that were offered to his students in classroom or informal settings. Cohen expands on Drucker's lessons with personal anecdotes about his teacher's personality, lack of pretension, and interactions with students and others. He also shows how Drucker's ideas can be applied to the real-world challenges managers face today. Enlightening and intriguing, this book will enable anyone to gain from the timeless wisdom of the inspiring man himself. "

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Cohen (The New Art of the Leader), a graduate of Peter Drucker's executive Ph.D. program in management at Claremont Graduate University, offers Drucker's "lost" classroom lessons as remembered and ... Read full review

Contents

Drucker in the Classroom
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SelfConfidence Must Be Built StepbyStep
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If You Keep Doing What Worked in the Past
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William A. Cohen, Ph.D. (Pasadena, CA) is an authority on leadership and strategy formulation and deployment. He is the author of many books including The New Art of the Leader, The Wisdom of the Generals, and How to Make It Big as a Consultant (978-0-8144-7073-2).

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