We know that the ability of government to perform social tasks is very limited indeed. But we also know that the non-profit discharge is a much bigger job than taking care of specific needs. We have come to realize that all non-profit institutions, whatever their specific concern, have something in common. Now, we begin to realize what that “something” is. It is not that these institutions are “non-profit,” that they are not business. It is also not that they are “non-governmental.” It is that they do something very different from either business or government.
“Self-development is neither a philosophy nor good intentions. Self-renewal is not a warm glow. Both are action. You become a bigger person, yes; but, most of all, you become a more effective and committed person. So, I conclude by asking you to ask yourself, what will you do tomorrow as a result of reading this book? And what will you stop doing?” – Vialogue
“ Management legend Peter Drucker provides excellent examples and explanations of mission, leadership, resources, marketing, goals, and much more. Interviews with nine experts also address key issues in this booming sector.” – Hraper Collins
Capitalism was successful at generating income and economic growth but often at the expense of the natural environment. Now things are changing: we can see the outline of a new system in which we can enjoy the undoubted benefits of a competitive market economy without the environmental costs. It is a
Increasingly, the quest for success is not the same as the quest for status and money. The definition has broadened to include contributing something to the world and living and working on one’s own terms. In this book, you will find some of the counterintuitive principles that have helped TOMS grow
We increasingly treat education as though its primary goal were to teach students to be economically productive rather than to think critically and become knowledgeable and empathetic citizens. This shortsighted focus on profitable skills has eroded our ability to criticize authority, reduced our sympathy with the marginalized and different, and damaged
The leader's job is to make sure the right results are being achieved; the right things are being done.
Leadership isn't just thinking great thoughts; it isn't just charisma; it isn't play-acting. It is doing.
the ultimate test of leadership: the ability to think through the priority decision and to make it stick.
Developing yourself begins by serving, by striving toward, an idea outside of yourself—not by leading.
The manual worker had only economic goals and was content with economic rewards. The knowledge worker demands economic rewards too. But their presence is not enough. They need opportunity, they need achievement, and they need fulfillment. Only by being an effective executive can the knowledge worker obtain these satisfactions. Only executive
Containing twenty-six selections, The Essential Drucker covers the basic principles and concerns of management and its problems, challenges, and opportunities, giving managers, executives, and professionals the tools to perform the tasks that the economy and society of tomorrow will demand of them.
Written by Peter F. Drucker, “the” best management guru, writer, speaker, and consultant to ever live, it lays all the basics of what management is, how it should be carried out, and in which direction should it be heading. This reference book is an excellent source for any aspiring manager, whether