Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done.
Quote by Peter Drucker
Peter Drucker Quotes
Objectives are not fate; they are direction. They are not commands; they are commitments. They...
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.
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...
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Charisma becomes the undoing of leaders. It makes them inflexible, convinced of their own infallibility,...
Management by objective works - if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time...
Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes... but no plans.
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
The new information technology... Internet and e-mail... have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.
Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.
Most discussions of decision making assume that only senior executives make decisions or that only...
When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.
Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.
Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.
Suppliers and especially manufacturers have market power because they have information about a product or...
The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.
Few companies that installed computers to reduce the employment of clerks have realized their expectations......
People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who...