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The Drucker Lectures: Essential Lessons on Management, Society and Economy

Book Description

Previously unpublished talks from the Father of Modern ManagementThroughout his professional life, Peter F. Drucker inspired millions of business leaders not only through his famous writings but also through his lectures and keynotes. These speeches contained some of his most valuable insights, but had never been published in book form—until now.The Drucker Lectures features more than 30 talks from one of management’s most important figures.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. The Drucker Lectures
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. Introduction
  6. Part I 1940s
    1. 1 How Is Human Existence Possible? 1943
    2. 2 The Myth of the State 1947
  7. Part II 1950s
    1. 3 The Problems of Maintaining Continuous and Full Employment 1957
  8. Part III 1960s
    1. 4 The First Technological Revolution and Its Lessons 1965
    2. 5 Management in the Big Organizations 1967
  9. Part IV 1970s
    1. 6 Politics and Economics of the Environment 1971
    2. 7 What We Already Know about American Education Tomorrow 1971
    3. 8 Claremont Address 1974
    4. 9 Structural Changes in the World Economy and Society as They Affect American Business 1977
  10. Part V 1980s
    1. 10 Managing the Increasing Complexity of Large Organizations 1981
    2. 11 The Information-Based Organization 1987
    3. 12 Knowledge Lecture I 1989
    4. 13 Knowledge Lecture II 1989
    5. 14 Knowledge Lecture III 1989
    6. 15 Knowledge Lecture IV 1989
    7. 16 Knowledge Lecture V 1989
  11. Part VI 1990s
    1. 17 The New Priorities 1991
    2. 18 Do You Know Where You Belong? 1992
    3. 19 The Era of the Social Sector 1994
    4. 20 The Knowledge Worker and the Knowledge Society 1994
    5. 21 Reinventing Government: The Next Phase 1994
    6. 22 Manage Yourself and Then Your Company 1996
    7. 23 On Health Care 1996
    8. 24 The Changing World Economy 1997
    9. 25 Deregulation and the Japanese Economy 1998
    10. 26 Managing Oneself 1999
    11. 27 From Teaching to Learning 1999
  12. Part VII 2000s
    1. 28 On Globalization 2001
    2. 29 Managing the Nonprofit Organization 2001
    3. 30 The Future of the Corporation I 2003
    4. 31 The Future of the Corporation II 2003
    5. 32 The Future of the Corporation III 2003
    6. 33 The Future of the Corporation IV 2003
  13. About Peter F. Drucker
  14. Books by Peter F. Drucker
  15. Index