Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are, where they need to improve, and where they lack knowledge or information.
Quote by Peter Drucker
Peter Drucker Quotes
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at...
A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.
Management by objective works - if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time...
My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.
Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level.
The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.
Most discussions of decision making assume that only senior executives make decisions or that only...
Charisma becomes the undoing of leaders. It makes them inflexible, convinced of their own infallibility,...
Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work...
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.
Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.
No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It...
Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes... but no plans.
The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.
The new information technology... Internet and e-mail... have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.
If it takes the entire army and navy to deliver a postal card in Chicago,...
At present I answer about 100 letters a month, and read 300 emails.
I know how many days in which I have just answered e-mail, had three phone...