People and Performance: The Best of Peter Drucker on Management

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Harvard Business School Press, 2007 - Business & Economics - 317 pages
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What is management? What is the relationship between management and the society and culture it seeks to direct?

How is a business organised, and how can managers use people's strengths more effectively? These and many more questions are discussed in Peter Drucker's classic survey of management thought and practice. Spanning all the main dimensions of management, Drucker used his direct experience as an adviser to businesses, government departments, public institutions, and as a widely sought lecturer to examine evergreen topics in business thinking.People and Performanceis the ideal volume for those who want to experience the essence of Drucker's early thinking in a series of short and cogent essays

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Contents

Its Roots and Its Emergence
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A Look Backward and a Look Forward
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four The Dimensions of Management
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Peter F. Drucker was a writer, teacher, and consultant whose twenty-nine previous books have been published in more than twenty languages. He was the founder of the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management.

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