The Definitive Drucker

Book description

Final advice from the great Peter Drucker for driving growth and profitability in the 21st Century—with a new foreword from the author

"We need a new theory of management. The assumptions built into business today are not accurate." - Peter Drucker

Based on multiple interviews and working sessions with Peter Drucker during the last year of his life, The Definitive Drucker reveals the management luminary’s most important concepts and applies them real-life business risks and opportunities.

The book sheds light on the most pressing management issues, such as the role of the CEO, why so many leaders fail, and the fragility and interdependencies of our economic and social systems, and it imparts Drucker's views on current business practices, technological, economic, and social changes, and trends—many of which Drucker predicted decades ago. A celebration of this extraordinary man’s life and work, The Definitive Drucker offers a unique opportunity to use Drucker's final business lessons to strategize, create, and succeed in any market.

Product information

  • Title: The Definitive Drucker
  • Author(s): Elizabeth Haas Edersheim
  • Release date: January 2007
  • Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill
  • ISBN: 9780071631112