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By William A. Cohen Ph.D.

ISBN-10: 0814409199

ISBN-13: 9780814409190

ISBN-10: 0814409547

ISBN-13: 9780814409541

Lengthy thought of the world's maximum philosopher and author on administration, Peter Drucker's teachings proceed to encourage leaders all over. From 1975 to 1979, writer William Cohen studied lower than the nice guy and have become the 1st graduate of his doctoral software. What Drucker taught him actually replaced his existence. In a question of some years, he was once recommissioned within the Air strength and rose to the rank of significant common. ultimately, he turned an entire professor, administration advisor, multibook writer, and collage president--as good as preserving a virtually lifelong friendship with the master.In "A category with Drucker", Cohen stocks a lot of Drucker's teachings that by no means made it into his numerous books and articles, principles that have been provided to his scholars in lecture room or casual settings. Cohen expands on Drucker's classes with own anecdotes approximately his teacher's character, loss of pretension, and interactions with scholars and others. He additionally exhibits how Drucker's principles might be utilized to the real-world demanding situations managers face at the present time. Enlightening and exciting, "A category with Drucker" will let someone to achieve from the undying knowledge of the inspiring guy himself.

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He accepted Peter’s proposals in their entirety. This proved to be Drucker’s first successful consulting engagement. So, Peter Drucker was not only the Father of Modern Management; he may have been the father of modern management consulting as well. , Canada, and Japan, this meeting with the colonel was clearly a pivotal point in his career. Therefore, though the lesson was not explicit as to what we were supposed to learn, and Drucker said no more on this subject, this story and its hidden lesson is of some value and significance.

I do not know who wrote it, but it is inaccurate only in its understatement of his stature. “Peter Drucker was a man of great intellect, vision, humor, and curiosity. Outside of his expertise in journalism and management, he was an avid collector and scholar of Japanese art. In his younger days he would ski, fish, and ice skate with his son. He loved classical music, hiking with his family, and reading—history, Charles Dickens, and Jane Austen. “Peter Drucker was a renaissance man. 4 ” Learning from Drucker I took copious notes of everything Drucker said.

When I asked him what textbooks I should review, he answered, “None. Don’t review anything. You already know everything you need to know to pass my exam. ” Inasmuch as I knew my preparation for the other professors was going to cost me more than a hundred dollars in books and several weeks of cramming, I was happy to follow his instructions. Of course, when he evaluated my paper answering the questions he posed, he kept his word and gave me a high pass. Nevertheless, my notes were important because they were extremely valuable for their content.

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