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A class with Drucker : the lost lessons of the world's greatest management teacher

Author: William A Cohen; Peter F Drucker
Publisher: New York : AMACOM, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In A Class with Drucker, Cohen shares many of Drucker's teachings that never made it into his countless books and articles, ideas that were offered to his students in classroom or informal settings. Cohen expands on Drucker's lessons with personal anecdotes about his teacher's personality, lack of pretension, and interactions with students and others. He also shows how Drucker's ideas can be applied to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cohen, William A., 1937-
Class with Drucker.
New York : AMACOM, c2008
(DLC) 2007020976
(OCoLC)133465547
Named Person: Peter F Drucker; William A Cohen; Peter Ferdinand Drucker; Peter F Drucker
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William A Cohen; Peter F Drucker
ISBN: 9780814409541 0814409547
OCLC Number: 190862185
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 258 p.)
Contents: How I became the student of the father of modern management --
Drucker in the classroom --
What everybody knows is frequently wrong --
Self-confidence must be built step-by-step --
If you keep doing what worked in the past you're going to fail --
Approach problems with your ignorance--not your experience --
Develop expertise outside your field to be an effective manager --
Outstanding performance is inconsistent with fear of failure --
The objective of marketing is to make selling unnecessary --
Ethics, honor, integrity and the law --
You can't predict the future, but you can create it --
We're all accountable --
You must know your people to lead them --
People have no limits, even after failure --
A model organization that Drucker greatly admired --
The management control panel --
Base your strategy on the situation, not on a formula --
How to motivate the knowledge worker --
Drucker's principles of self-development.
Responsibility: by William A. Cohen.

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From 1975 to 1979, the author studied under the great Peter Drucker and became the first graduate of his doctoral program. What Drucker taught him changed his life. This title shares many of  Read more...

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