Book Review : The Essential Drucker



What I like about the book:
* The book is a collection of Drucker's writings that span his sixty years of managerial reflections. It seemed like an MBA in a nutshell.

What I dislike about the book:
* The book sometimes was a bit too theoretical.

My favorite excerpt:
Management is about human beings. Its task is to make people capable of joint performance, to make their strengths effective and their weaknesses irrelevant. This is what organization is all about, and it is the reason that management is the critical, determining factor. These days, practically all of us work for a managed institution, large or small, business or nonbusiness. We depend on management for our livelihoods. And our ability to contribute to society also depends as much on the management of the organization for which we work as it does on our own skills, dedication, and effort.


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1 comments:

jbwritergirl said...

"Its task is to make people capable of joint performance, to make their strengths effective and their weaknesses irrelevant."

This sounds like a line from a parenting manual, especially the second part.

Nice review!

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