Charisma becomes the undoing of leaders. It makes them inflexible, convinced of their own infallibility, unable to change.
Quote by Peter Drucker
Few companies that installed computers to reduce the employment of clerks have realized their expectations......
The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.
Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work...
The new information technology... Internet and e-mail... have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.
Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are,...
Business, that's easily defined - it's other people's money.
Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. The act that endows resources with a new...
We can say with certainty - or 90% probability - that the new industries that...
Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes... but no plans.
The purpose of a business is to create a customer.
Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.
Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get...
My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.
The most efficient way to produce anything is to bring together under one management as...
Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at...
We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of...
Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.
Whenever there is a hard job to be done I assign it to a lazy...
The outgrowth of conservation, the inevitable result, is national efficiency.
Greater personal choice, individually tailored services, stronger local accountability, greater efficiency - these are all...