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A Year with Peter Drucker - 52 Weeks of Coaching for Leadership Effectiveness by Joseph A. Maciariello

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Week 3

Three Fundamental Questions for a Functioning Society of Organizations

Introduction

During a celebration of Peter Drucker’s eightieth birthday, in 1989, Bob Buford, the host, distributed a gift to each of those in attendance.2 Many distinguished associates of Peter Drucker attended the event. Guests included executives from all three sectors of American society.3

Buford commissioned a calligrapher, Timothy Botts, to create a print. He made a tapestry, or mosaic, of interwoven, interacting hands of various colors. There is diversity in those hands. There is warmth in the interactions among them. The interwoven hands represent human transactions to meet human needs. And that idea is central to Drucker’s life and work, and to his often-repeated ...

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