Management (Book, 2009) []
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Author: Peter F Drucker; Joseph A Maciariello
Publisher: London : Collins, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
The book that defined the field of management: now completely revised and updated for the first time in the three decades since its initial publication.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter F Drucker; Joseph A Maciariello
ISBN: 9780061252662 0061252662
OCLC Number: 258071334
Description: pages cm
Contents: Introduction to the revised edition of Management: Tasks, Responsibilities --
Preface --
Introduction: management and managers defined --
Management as a social function and liberal act --
The dimensions of management --
Management's new realities --
Management's new realities Part I --
Knowledge is all --
Management's new realities part II --
New demographics --
The new realities Part III --
Future of the corporation and the way ahead --
Management's new paradigm --
Business performance --
The theory of business --
The purpose and objective of a business --
Making the future today --
Strategic planning: the entrepreneurial skill --
Performance in service institutions --
Managing service institutions in the society of organizations --
What successful and performing nonprofits are teaching business --
The accountable school --
Rethinking "reinventing government" --
Entrepreneurship in the public-service institution --
Productive work and achieving worker --
Making work productive and the worker achieving --
Managing the work and worker in manual work --
Managing the work and worker in knowledge work --
Social impacts and social responsibilities --
Social impacts and social responsibilities --
The new pluralism: how to balance the special purpose of the institution with the common good --
The manager's work and jobs --
Why managers? --
Design and content of managerial jobs --
Developing management and managers --
Management by objectives and self-control --
From middle management to information-based organizations --
The spirit of performance --
Managerial skills --
The elements of effective decision making --
How to make people decisions --
Managerial communications --
Controls, control, and management --
The manager and the budget --
Information tools and concepts --
Innovation and entrepreneurship --
The entrepreneurial business --
The new venture --
Entrepreneurial strategies --
Systematic innovation using windows of opportunity --
Managerial organization --
Strategies and structures --
Work- and task-focused design --
Kinds of teams --
Result- and relation-focused design --
Alliances --
The CEO in the new millennium --
The governance of the corporation --
New demands on the individual --
Managing oneself --
Managing the boss --
Realizing oneself --
seven personal experiences --
The educated person --
Conclusion: the manager of tomorrow --
Bibliography --
Drucker annotated bibliography --
About Peter F. Drucker --
About the Peter F. Drucker Institute --
Responsibility: Peter F. Drucker with Joseph A. Maciariello ; foreword by Jim Collins.


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He was a man who persistently stayed ahead of his time. As begetter of the science of management he towered above the imitators he spawned. Guardian PETER DRUCKER was a doyen of management theory Read more...

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