Peter Drucker Quotes

73 Peter Drucker quotes:

"Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action."
Author: Drucker Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work."
"Never mind your happiness; do your duty."
"When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course."
"Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth."
"Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things."
"Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things."
Author: Drucker Quotes Category: American Businessman Quotes Efficiency Quotes
"There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all."
"We can say with certainty - or 90% probability - that the new industries that are about to be born will have nothing to do with information."
"Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are, where they need to improve, and where they lack knowledge or information."
"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."
"Efficiency is doing better what is already being done."
Author: Drucker Quotes Category: American Businessman Quotes Efficiency Quotes
"The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity."
"Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes."
"We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn."
"Management by objective works - if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don't."
"No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings."
"The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself."
Author: Drucker Quotes Category: American Businessman Quotes Marketing Quotes
"The best way to predict the future is to create it."
"The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different."

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