The Practice of Management

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Harper Collins, Apr 20, 2010 - Business & Economics - 416 pages
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A classic since its publication in 1954, The Practice of Management was the first book to look at management as a whole and being a manager as a separate responsibility. The Practice of Management created the discipline of modern management practices. Readable, fundamental, and basic, it remains an essential book for students, aspiring managers, and seasoned professionals.

 

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Drucker is the most influential thinker in management, in this book You are not only going to find good management insights but mostly you Are going to find best insights for bussiness Read full review

Contents

Cover
The Role of Management
The Challenge To Management
The Sears Story
What Is Our Businessand What Should It
The Objectives of a Business
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Building The Structure
The Small The Large The Growing Business
The IBM Story
Employing The Whole
Is Personnel Management Bankrupt?
Human Organization For Peak Performance
Motivating To Peak Performance
The Economic Dimension

The Ford Story
Management By Objectives and SelfControl
Managers Must Manage
The Spirit of an Organization
Chief Executive and Board
Developing Managers
What Kind of Structure?
The Supervisor
The Professional Employee
The Manager and His Work
Making Decisions
Selected Bibliography
About the Author
Copyright

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Peter F. Drucker is considered the most influential management thinker ever. The author of more than twenty-five books, his ideas have had an enormous impact on shaping the modern corporation. Drucker passed away in 2005.

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