Number of pages: 416
Publisher: Harper Business
BBB Library: Business Classics, Operations Management
Since the first edition of this book in 1954, it was considered as the first book to give a big picture of management and a typical road map to view the modern business. It created the main principles, concepts, and facts about modern management practices. Although this book was written more than 60 years ago, one feels that almost all of Peter Drucker's thoughts are still relevant to this day. Along the five parts of the book, Peter Drucker is giving us a lot of significant and practical tools and techniques which are very essential for students of business schools and very inspiring for managers and professionals.
“In conclusion, this is an excellent book which would unquestionably have been an outstanding book in 1955 when it was first published. Reading it today is fascinating in demonstrating the quality if Drucker’s thinking and vision and revealing in highlighting the small number of areas in which organisation life has changed, and the larger number of areas where it has not.” – Extensor
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
A half century ago, Peter Drucker put management on the map. Leadership has since pushed it off the map. We are now inundated with stories about the grand successes and even grander failures of the great leaders. But we have yet to come to grips with the simple realities of being
In The Future of Management, Gary Hamel argues that organizations need management innovation now more than ever. Why? The management paradigm of the last century—centered on control and efficiency—no longer suffices in a world where adaptability and creativity drive business success. To thrive in the future, companies must reinvent management.
The manager is the soul of every business, because he or she is the vivid element of any organization.
As the world lives in an era of competitiveness, the quality and performance of managers is the core competitive edge of any organization.
Marketing is the unique function of any business; as it is the only function that can distinguish business through creating a value from any product or service.
Innovation is the guarantee for any business not to just grow, but to grow continuously and at the right direction.
A predictable income and employment plan may also be the key to overcoming the deep-rooted resistance to profit.