Management Challenges for the 21st Century

Butterworth-Heinemann, 2002 - 205 pages
Management Challenges for the 21st Century looks afresh at the future of management thinking and practice. This astonishing new book from the world's leading management guru revolves around two fundamental issues that are occurring simultaneously: changes in the world economy, and shifts in the practice of management. These developments, especially in developed countries, are crucial in exploring and understanding the challenges of the future.

Management Challenges for the 21st Century focuses in on the key questions for all businesses:

· What are the new realities?
· What new policies are required of companies and executives in order to deal with these changes?

Facing a whole swathe of issues head-on in his usual clear-sighted style, Drucker offers up a prescient and informed analysis that will help every executive to build a proactive strategy for the future.

*Written by one of the world's leading management gurus
*Deals with the pressing challenges facing all organizations in the 21st century
*Offers clear-sighted analysis and advice

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The master of management theory (Managing for the Future, 1992, etc.) combines a succinct vision of what's ahead with a condensed training course for weathering the change. Looking toward the future ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - markdeo - LibraryThing

Hands down 5 stars. An entrepreneur and business person must read. The best Peter Drucker book. Through his essays, Drucker is able to forecast the future. Tremendous insight into the "Knowledge" worker. Get this book now..... Consulter l'avis complet

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À propos de l'auteur (2002)

Born in Vienna in 1909, Peter F. Drucker was educated in Austria and England. From 1929 he was a newspaper correspondent abroad and an economist for an international bank in London. Since 1937 he has been in the United States, first as an economist for a group of British banks and insurance companies, and later as a management consultant to several of the country's largest companies, as well as leading companies abroad. Drucker has since had a distinguished career as a teacher, first as Professor of Politics and Philosophy at Bennington College, then for more than twenty years as Professor of Management at the Graduate Business School of New York University. Since 1971 he has been Clarke Professor of Social Science at Claremont Graduate School in California. In addition to his management books, Peter Drucker is also renowned for his prophetic books analysing politics, economics and society. These books span fifty years of modern history beginning with The End of Economic Man (1939) and including The Practice of Management; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Managing in the Next Society; Management Challenges in the 21st Century; The Effective Executive and The Essential Drucker.

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