Peter F. Drucker

Peter F. Drucker

American management consultant and writer

Lived from: 1909-

Category: Economists and businessmen | Writers (Contemporary)

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    Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
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    The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.
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    The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.
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    Business has only two functions - marketing and innovation.
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    Concentration is the key to economic results. No other principles of effectiveness is violated as constantly today as the basic principle of concentration.
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    Decision making is the specific executive task.
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    Education can no longer be the sole property of the state.
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    Efficiency is doing better what is already being done.
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    Everything must degenerate into work if anything is to happen.
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    Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.
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    Management by objective works - if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don't.
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    Meetings are a symptom of bad organization. The fewer meetings the better.
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    My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.
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    Objectives are not fate; they are direction. They are not commands; they are commitments. They do not determine the future; they are means to mobilize the resources and energies of the business for the making of the future.
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    So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
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