Peter Drucker Quotes

73 Peter Drucker quotes:

"Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done."
"Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed."
"Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level."
"People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year."
"The computer is a moron."
"The new information technology... Internet and e-mail... have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications."
"The growth for education and training will be in continuing adult education. Online delivery is the trigger for this growth, but the demand for lifetime education stems from profound changes in society. We live in an economy where knowledge, not buildings and machinery, is the chief resource and where knowledge-workers make up the biggest part of the work force."
Author: Drucker Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"Education can no longer be the sole property of the state."
Author: Drucker Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision"
Author: Drucker Quotes Category: Business Quotes
"A business exists to create a customer"
Author: Drucker Quotes Category: Business Quotes
"There is only one ethics, one set of rules of morality, one code: That of individual behavior in which the same rules apply to everyone alike."
"The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said."
"The really important things are said over cocktails and are never done."
"Leaders shouldn't attach moral significance to their ideas: Do that, and you can't compromise."
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"Concentration is the key to economic results. No other principles of effectiveness is violated as constantly today as the basic principle of concentration."
"Decision making is the specific executive task."
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"Capital formation is shifting from the entrepreneur who invests in the future to the pension trustee who invests in the past"
Author: Drucker Quotes Category: Future Quotes
"Objectives are not fate; they are direction. They are not commands; they are commitments. They do not determine the future; they are means to mobilize the resources and energies of the business for the making of the future."
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"How can we overcome the resistance to innovation that plagues most organizations?"
Author: Drucker Quotes Category: Innovation Quotes
"INNOVATION is the specific tool of entrepreneurs, the means by which they exploit change as an opportunity for a different business or a different service. It is capable of being presented as a discipline, capable of being learned, capable of being practiced. Entrepreneurs need to search purposefully for the sources of innovation, the changes and their symptoms that indicate opportunities for successful innovation. And they need to know and to apply the principles of successful innovation."
Author: Drucker Quotes Category: Innovation Quotes

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