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Peter F. Drucker Quote: “A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.”

A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.

— Peter F. Drucker



Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Systematic change requires a willingness to look on change as an opportunity.”

Systematic change requires a willingness to look on change as an opportunity.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “I have no interest in celebrities. If all the superrich disappeared, the world economy would not even notice. The superrich are irrelevant to the economy.”

I have no interest in celebrities. If all the superrich disappeared, the world economy would not even notice. The superrich are irrelevant to the economy.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “I would hope that American managers-indeed, managers worldwide-continue to appreciate what I have been saying almost from day one: that management is so much more than exercising rank and privilege, that it is much more than “making deals.” Management affects people and their lives.”

I would hope that American managers-indeed, managers worldwide-continue to appreciate what I have been saying almost from day one: that management is so much more than exercising rank and privilege, that it is much more than “making deals.” Management affects people and their lives.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “We always remember best the irrelevant.”

We always remember best the irrelevant.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “No decision has been made unless carrying it out in specific steps has become someone’s work assignment and responsibility.”

No decision has been made unless carrying it out in specific steps has become someone’s work assignment and responsibility.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “It has been said, and only half in jest, that a tough, professionally led union is a great force for improving management performance. It forces the manager to think about what he is doing and to be able to explain his actions and behavior.”

It has been said, and only half in jest, that a tough, professionally led union is a great force for improving management performance. It forces the manager to think about what he is doing and to be able to explain his actions and behavior.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Profit is not the purpose of a business, but rather the test of its validity.”

Profit is not the purpose of a business, but rather the test of its validity.

— 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: “If “socialism” is defined as “ownership of the means of production” – and this is both the orthodox and the only rigorous definition – then the United States is the first truly Socialist country.”

If “socialism” is defined as “ownership of the means of production” – and this is both the orthodox and the only rigorous definition – then the United States is the first truly Socialist country.

— Peter F. Drucker



Peter F. Drucker Quote: “As with every phenomenon of the objective universe, the first step toward understanding work is to analyze it.”

As with every phenomenon of the objective universe, the first step toward understanding work is to analyze it.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “It does not matter whether the worker wants responsibility or not, The enterprise must demand it of him.”

It does not matter whether the worker wants responsibility or not, The enterprise must demand it of him.

— 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: “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: “It is easier to raise the performance of one leader than it is to raise the performance of a whole mass.”

It is easier to raise the performance of one leader than it is to raise the performance of a whole mass.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “In all recorded history there has not been one economist who has had to worry about where the next meal would come from.”

In all recorded history there has not been one economist who has had to worry about where the next meal would come from.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “A manager’s task is to make the strengths of people effective and their weakness irrelevant – and that applies fully as much to the manager’s boss as it applies to the manager’s subordinates.”

A manager’s task is to make the strengths of people effective and their weakness irrelevant – and that applies fully as much to the manager’s boss as it applies to the manager’s subordinates.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “What we are good at comes easy, and we believe that unless it comes hard, it can’t be very good.”

What we are good at comes easy, and we believe that unless it comes hard, it can’t be very good.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Economists think the poor need them to tell them that they are poor.”

Economists think the poor need them to tell them that they are poor.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Tomorrow everybody – or practically everybody – will have had the education of the upper class of yesterday, and will expect equivalent opportunities. That is why we face the problem of making every kind of job meaningful and capable of satisfying every educated man.”

Tomorrow everybody – or practically everybody – will have had the education of the upper class of yesterday, and will expect equivalent opportunities. That is why we face the problem of making every kind of job meaningful and capable of satisfying every educated man.

— Peter F. Drucker



Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Yet there is nothing more dangerous than to be premature in exploiting a change in perception.”

Yet there is nothing more dangerous than to be premature in exploiting a change in perception.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Most of what you hear about entrepreneurshi p is all wrong. It’s not magic; it’s not mysterious; and it has nothing to do with genes. It’s a discipline and, like any discipline, it can be learned.”

Most of what you hear about entrepreneurshi p is all wrong. It’s not magic; it’s not mysterious; and it has nothing to do with genes. It’s a discipline and, like any discipline, it can be learned.

— 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: “The basic definition of the business and of its purpose and mission have to be translated into objectives.”

The basic definition of the business and of its purpose and mission have to be translated into objectives.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which we have not yet developed tools that make an average person capable of competence and performance. In teaching we rely on the ‘naturals,’ the ones who somehow know how to teach.”

Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which we have not yet developed tools that make an average person capable of competence and performance. In teaching we rely on the ‘naturals,’ the ones who somehow know how to teach.

— 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: “If you want to improve how you manage time – stop doing what doesn’t need to be done!”

If you want to improve how you manage time – stop doing what doesn’t need to be done!

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “No society can function as a society, unless it gives the individual member social status and function, and unless the decisive social power is legitimate.”

No society can function as a society, unless it gives the individual member social status and function, and unless the decisive social power is legitimate.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window.”

Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window.

— 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: “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: “In a rural society communities are “given” for the individual. Community is a fact, whether family or religion, social class or caste.”

In a rural society communities are “given” for the individual. Community is a fact, whether family or religion, social class or caste.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The fundamental reality for every worker, from sweeper to executive vice-president, is the eight hours or so that he spends on the job. In our society of organizations, it is the job through which the great majority has access to achievement, to fulfillment, and to community.”

The fundamental reality for every worker, from sweeper to executive vice-president, is the eight hours or so that he spends on the job. In our society of organizations, it is the job through which the great majority has access to achievement, to fulfillment, and to community.

— 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


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The first step toward making the worker achieving is to make work productive.”

The first step toward making the worker achieving is to make work productive.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “I find more and more executives less and less well informed about the outside world, if only because they believe that the data on the computer printouts are ipso facto information.”

I find more and more executives less and less well informed about the outside world, if only because they believe that the data on the computer printouts are ipso facto information.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “We have tried to substitute mass for purpose. We have tried to regain military potency of defense by making it gigantic, unwieldy, complex. It never works.”

We have tried to substitute mass for purpose. We have tried to regain military potency of defense by making it gigantic, unwieldy, complex. It never works.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The enterprise can fulfill its human and social functions only if it prospers as a business.”

The enterprise can fulfill its human and social functions only if it prospers as a business.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “There is every indication that the period ahead will be an innovative one, one of rapid change in technology, society, economy, and institutions .”

There is every indication that the period ahead will be an innovative one, one of rapid change in technology, society, economy, and institutions .

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The society of organizations is new-only seventy years ago employees were a small minority in every society.”

The society of organizations is new-only seventy years ago employees were a small minority in every society.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The world political system is till based on the concept of the national sovereign state. For the first time therefore, in three hundred years economy and sovereignty are becoming divorced from each other.”

The world political system is till based on the concept of the national sovereign state. For the first time therefore, in three hundred years economy and sovereignty are becoming divorced from each other.

— 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: “Every time you do something that is important, write down what you expect will happen.”

Every time you do something that is important, write down what you expect will happen.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “In the modern corporation the decisive power, that of the managers, is derived from no one but the managers themselves controlled by nobody and nothing and responsible to no one. It is in the most literal sense unfounded, unjustified, uncontrolled and irresponsible power.”

In the modern corporation the decisive power, that of the managers, is derived from no one but the managers themselves controlled by nobody and nothing and responsible to no one. It is in the most literal sense unfounded, unjustified, uncontrolled and irresponsible power.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Unless the power of the corporation can be organized on an accepted principle of legitimacy, it will be taken over by a Central government.”

Unless the power of the corporation can be organized on an accepted principle of legitimacy, it will be taken over by a Central government.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Never ask who’s right. Start out by asking what is right. And you find that out by listening to dissenting, disagreeing opinions.”

Never ask who’s right. Start out by asking what is right. And you find that out by listening to dissenting, disagreeing opinions.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Management must take the lead in making obsolete its own products and services rather than waiting for a competitor to do so.”

Management must take the lead in making obsolete its own products and services rather than waiting for a competitor to do so.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “A success that has outlived its usefulness may, in the end, be more damaging than failure.”

A success that has outlived its usefulness may, in the end, be more damaging than failure.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Knowledge has become the key resource of the world economy.”

Knowledge has become the key resource of the world economy.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The fault is in the system and not in the men.”

The fault is in the system and not in the men.

— Peter F. Drucker

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