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The practice of management

Author: Peter F Drucker
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1954.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This classic volume achieves a remarkable width of appeal without sacrificing scientific accuracy or depth of analysis. It is a valuable contribution to the study of business efficiency which should be read by anyone wanting information about the developments and place of management, and it is as relevant today as when it was first written. This is a practical book, written out of many years of experience in  Read more...
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Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005.
Practice of management.
New York, Harper [1954]
(OCoLC)556713534
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter F Drucker
ISBN: 0060913169 9780060913168 0887306136 9780887306136 0330020315 9780330020312 0060110953 9780060110956
OCLC Number: 230717
Awards: Winner of Global Business Book Award 1998
Description: ix, 404 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The role of management --
The jobs of management --
The challenge to management --
The Sears story --
What is a business? --
What is our business- and what should it be? --
The objectives of a business --
Today's decisions for tomorrow's results --
The principles of production --
The Ford story --
Management by objectives and self-control --
Managers must manage --
The spirit of an organization --
Chief executive and board --
Developing managers --
What kind of structure? --
Building the structure --
The small, the large, the growing business --
The IBM story --
Employing the whole man --
Is personnel management bankrupt? --
Human organization for peak performance --
Motivating to peak performance --
The economic dimension --
The supervisor --
The professional employee --
The manager and his work --
Making decisions --
The manager of tomorrow.
Responsibility: Peter F. Drucker.

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"This classic volume achieves a remarkable width of appeal without sacrificing scientific accuracy or depth of analysis. It is a valuable contribution to the study of business efficiency which should be read by anyone wanting information about the developments and place of management, and it is as relevant today as when it was first written. This is a practical book, written out of many years of experience in working with managements of small, medium and large corporations. It aims to be a management guide, enabling readers to examine their own work and performance, to diagnose their weaknesses and to improve their own effectiveness as well as the results of the enterprise they are responsible for."--Publisher's description.

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