Create Yours

Peter F. Drucker Quotes
Page 8 of 10

500 wallpapers

Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Now that knowledge is taking the place of capital as the driving force in organizations worldwide, it is all too easy to confuse data with knowledge and information technology with information.”

Now that knowledge is taking the place of capital as the driving force in organizations worldwide, it is all too easy to confuse data with knowledge and information technology with information.

— Peter F. Drucker



Peter F. Drucker Quote: “One either meets or one works.”

One either meets or one works.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “In areas where they are simply incompetent, smart executives don’t make decisions or take actions. They delegate.”

In areas where they are simply incompetent, smart executives don’t make decisions or take actions. They delegate.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “It is commonly believed that innovations create changes – but few ever do. Successful innovations exploit changes that have already happened.”

It is commonly believed that innovations create changes – but few ever do. Successful innovations exploit changes that have already happened.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Economists talk about profit motive, but nothing motivates modern man more than a chance to avoid taxes!”

Economists talk about profit motive, but nothing motivates modern man more than a chance to avoid taxes!

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Do not believe that it is very much of an advance to do the unnecessary three times as fast.”

Do not believe that it is very much of an advance to do the unnecessary three times as fast.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The person who will make the greatest contribution to a company is the mature person-and you cannot have maturity if you have no life or interest outside the job.”

The person who will make the greatest contribution to a company is the mature person-and you cannot have maturity if you have no life or interest outside the job.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The new always looks so puny-so unpromising-next to the reality of the massive, ongoing business.”

The new always looks so puny-so unpromising-next to the reality of the massive, ongoing business.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “In the managerial organization, the top people sit in judgment; in the innovative organization it is their job to encourage ideas, no matter how unripe or crude.”

In the managerial organization, the top people sit in judgment; in the innovative organization it is their job to encourage ideas, no matter how unripe or crude.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The most efficient way to produce anything is to bring together under one management as many as possible of the activities needed to turn out the product.”

The most efficient way to produce anything is to bring together under one management as many as possible of the activities needed to turn out the product.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “There are no creeds in mathematics.”

There are no creeds in mathematics.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The one person to distrust is the one who never makes a mistake. Either he is a phony, or he stays with the safe, the tried, and the trivial.”

The one person to distrust is the one who never makes a mistake. Either he is a phony, or he stays with the safe, the tried, and the trivial.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “One of the great movements in my lifetime among educated people is the need to commit themselves to action. Most people are not satisfied with giving money; we also feel we need to work.”

One of the great movements in my lifetime among educated people is the need to commit themselves to action. Most people are not satisfied with giving money; we also feel we need to work.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Salvation by society failed the most where it promised the most, in the communist countries. But it also failed in the West. Practically no government program enacted since the 1950s in the Western world – or in the communist countries – has been successful.”

Salvation by society failed the most where it promised the most, in the communist countries. But it also failed in the West. Practically no government program enacted since the 1950s in the Western world – or in the communist countries – has been successful.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “We can ill afford to have activities conducted as “non-profit,” that is, as activities that devour capital rather than form it, if they can be organized as activities that form capital, as activities that make a profit.”

We can ill afford to have activities conducted as “non-profit,” that is, as activities that devour capital rather than form it, if they can be organized as activities that form capital, as activities that make a profit.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The success and ultimately the survival of every business, large or small, depends in the last analysis on its ability to develop people. This ability is not measured by any of our conventional yardsticks of economic success; yet, is the final measurement.”

The success and ultimately the survival of every business, large or small, depends in the last analysis on its ability to develop people. This ability is not measured by any of our conventional yardsticks of economic success; yet, is the final measurement.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Of those things that would make a difference, which are right for me?”

Of those things that would make a difference, which are right for me?

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “All earlier pluralist societies destroyed themselves because no one took care of the common good. They abounded in communities but could not sustain community, let alone create it.”

All earlier pluralist societies destroyed themselves because no one took care of the common good. They abounded in communities but could not sustain community, let alone create it.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Management and union may be likened to that serpent of the fables who on one body had two heads that fighting each other with poisoned fangs, killed themselves.”

Management and union may be likened to that serpent of the fables who on one body had two heads that fighting each other with poisoned fangs, killed themselves.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The computer, being a mechanical moron, can handle only quantifiable data.”

The computer, being a mechanical moron, can handle only quantifiable data.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Decisions exist only in the present.”

Decisions exist only in the present.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “As to the idea that advertising motivates people, remember the Edsel.”

As to the idea that advertising motivates people, remember the Edsel.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Schools will change more in the next 30 years than they have since the invention of the printed book.”

Schools will change more in the next 30 years than they have since the invention of the printed book.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “It is willingness of people to give of themselves over and above the demands of the job that distinguishes the great from the merely adequate.”

It is willingness of people to give of themselves over and above the demands of the job that distinguishes the great from the merely adequate.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.”

Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The company is not and must never claim to be home, family, religion, life or fate for the individual. It must never interfere in his private life or his citizenship. He is tied to the company through a voluntary and cancellable employment contract, not through some mystical or indissoluble bond.”

The company is not and must never claim to be home, family, religion, life or fate for the individual. It must never interfere in his private life or his citizenship. He is tied to the company through a voluntary and cancellable employment contract, not through some mystical or indissoluble bond.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “People who need certainty are unlikely to make good entrepreneurs.”

People who need certainty are unlikely to make good entrepreneurs.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “No one has ever failed to find the facts they are looking for.”

No one has ever failed to find the facts they are looking for.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “When Henry Ford said, “The customer can have a car in any color as long as it’s black,” he was not joking.”

When Henry Ford said, “The customer can have a car in any color as long as it’s black,” he was not joking.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The critical factor of a problem is the element that has to be changed before anything else can be changed.”

The critical factor of a problem is the element that has to be changed before anything else can be changed.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Leadership is all about getting results.”

Leadership is all about getting results.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “It’s up to you to carve out your place, to know when to change course, and to keep yourself engaged and productive during a work life that may span some 50 years.”

It’s up to you to carve out your place, to know when to change course, and to keep yourself engaged and productive during a work life that may span some 50 years.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “For the first four years, no new enterprise produces profits. Even Mozart didn’t start writing music until he was four.”

For the first four years, no new enterprise produces profits. Even Mozart didn’t start writing music until he was four.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Education can no longer be the sole property of the state.”

Education can no longer be the sole property of the state.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Thus, for those who are willing to go out into the field, to look and to listen, changing demographics is both a highly productive and a highly dependable innovation opportunity.”

Thus, for those who are willing to go out into the field, to look and to listen, changing demographics is both a highly productive and a highly dependable innovation opportunity.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The key to greatness is to look for people’s potential and spend time developing it.”

The key to greatness is to look for people’s potential and spend time developing it.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “If a manager spends more than 10 percent of his time on “human relations” the group is probably too large.”

If a manager spends more than 10 percent of his time on “human relations” the group is probably too large.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Our society has become an employee society.”

Our society has become an employee society.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “And no matter how serious an environmental problem the automobile poses in today’s big city, the horse was dirtier, smelled worse, killed and maimed more people, and congested the streets just as much.”

And no matter how serious an environmental problem the automobile poses in today’s big city, the horse was dirtier, smelled worse, killed and maimed more people, and congested the streets just as much.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “One has to make a decision when a condition is likely to degenerate if nothing is done.”

One has to make a decision when a condition is likely to degenerate if nothing is done.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “When a resource is scarce, you increase its yield.”

When a resource is scarce, you increase its yield.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “When the business grows, the person who founded it is incredibly busy. Rapid growth puts an enormous strain on a business. You outgrow your production facilities. You outgrow your management capabilities.”

When the business grows, the person who founded it is incredibly busy. Rapid growth puts an enormous strain on a business. You outgrow your production facilities. You outgrow your management capabilities.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “People alone of all the resources can grow and develop.”

People alone of all the resources can grow and develop.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Capitalism is being attacked not because it is inefficient or misgoverned but because it is cynical. And indeed a society based on the assertion that private vices become public benefits cannot endure, no matter how impeccable its logic, no matter how great its benefits.”

Capitalism is being attacked not because it is inefficient or misgoverned but because it is cynical. And indeed a society based on the assertion that private vices become public benefits cannot endure, no matter how impeccable its logic, no matter how great its benefits.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are, where they need to improve, and where they lack knowledge or information.”

Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are, where they need to improve, and where they lack knowledge or information.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The most important decisions in organizations are people decisions, and yet only the military, and only recently, has begun to ask, “If we assign this general to lead this base, what do we expect him to accomplish?””

The most important decisions in organizations are people decisions, and yet only the military, and only recently, has begun to ask, “If we assign this general to lead this base, what do we expect him to accomplish?”

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The subordinate’s job is not to reform or reeducate the boss, not to make him conform to what the business schools or the management book say bosses should be like. It is to enable a particular boss to perform as a unique individual.”

The subordinate’s job is not to reform or reeducate the boss, not to make him conform to what the business schools or the management book say bosses should be like. It is to enable a particular boss to perform as a unique individual.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “We have only one alternative: either to build a functioning industrial society or see freedom itself disappear in anarchy and tyranny.”

We have only one alternative: either to build a functioning industrial society or see freedom itself disappear in anarchy and tyranny.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Executives owe it to the organization and to their fellow workers not to tolerate nonperforming individuals in important jobs.”

Executives owe it to the organization and to their fellow workers not to tolerate nonperforming individuals in important jobs.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Effective innovations start small. They are not grandiose. They try to do one specific thing.”

Effective innovations start small. They are not grandiose. They try to do one specific thing.

— Peter F. Drucker

PREV 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 NEXT
Motivational Quotes
Success Quotes
Inspirational Entrepreneurship Quotes
Focus Quotes
Startup Quotes
Leadership Quotes
Inspirational Quotes
Integrity Quotes
Business Quotes
Tony Robbins Quotes
Eric Thomas Quotes
John C. Maxwell Quotes

Get Inspired. Get Motivated.

We're on a mission of turning inspiring quotes into beautiful wallpapers. Start your week with a motivational kick. Don't miss out on our next weekly batch.

Join 48,000+ other people and subscribe to Quotefancy Weekly Digest.

Subscribe