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Drucker, “The question that faces the strategic decision maker. . .”

“The question that faces the strategic decision maker is not ‘what his organization should do tomorrow.’ It is, ‘what do we have to do today to be ready for an uncertain tomorrow’?” — Peter Drucker  This quote is right-on. Without writing a New Yorker-length article, 6 things: 1) Question. Leaders are in the “ask the right question”… Read More »

Drucker says, “The knowledge worker cannot be supervised”

Everyone who reads this blog, knows that I am a huge Drucker fan. This quote from The Effective Executive here (affiliate link), published in 1967, sums up how good consultancies run. Consulting firms are just a tribe of knowledge workers. The knowledge worker cannot be supervised closely or in detail. He can only be helped.   – Peter… Read More »

What Peter Drucker says about Effective Executives

Peter Drucker is a legend in business and management thinking. He passed away in 2005, after writing almost 40 books, teaching extensively and consulting people like Procter and Gamble’s A.G. Lafley, GE’s Jack Welch, and Intel’s Andy Grove. He is credited with the concepts of knowledge workers, management by objectives and outsourcing to name a… Read More »