Technology, Management, and Society: Essays

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Routledge, 1970 - Business & Economics - 182 pages
In this volume Drucker has collected twelve essays on technology and management and their relationship to, and interaction with, human society. In these essays the reader is able to grasp and savour some of the essential ideas and philosophy that have been expanded into Drucker's various books. In this volume Drucker has collected twelve essays on technology and management and their relationship to, and interaction with, human society. In these essays the reader is able to grasp and savour some of the essential ideas and philosophy that have been expanded into Drucker's various books.
 

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TECHNOLOGY, MANAGEMENT, AND SOCIETY

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Drucker has assembled twelve essays from his substantial backlog of conference papers and magazine articles of the past dozen years to convey the shape and substance of his thought on "how Man works ... Read full review

Contents

1 Information Communications and Understanding
1
2 Managements New Role
21
3 Work and Tools
37
4 Technological Trends in the Twentieth Century
48
5 Technology and Society in the Twentieth Century
64
6 The Once and Future Manager
79
7 The First Technological Revolution and Its Lessons
99
8 Longrange Planning
109
9 Business Objectives and Survival Needs
126
10 The Manager and the Moron
141
Notes on the Relationship of Technology Science and Culture
151
12 Can Management Ever Be a Science?
163
Index
172
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Peter F. Drucker has been Clarke Professor of Social Science and Management at Claremont Graduate School in California since 1971.

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