"Inside Drucker's Brain" Leadership Analysis

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“Inside Drucker’s Brain” There are no second thoughts when it comes to Peter Drucker being credited, as “the leading founder of the field of management.” He was the first to describe management as more so a “practice, or discipline” as oppose to a science much like Frederick Taylor had assessed. Drucker was a man all about, “getting mangers to ask the right questions. To see beyond what they thought they knew, to look past yesterday so that they might get a glimpse of tomorrow.” He strongly believed in a life and management style that thrived on moving forward without looking back. Abandoning the ineffective or old to make room for the “highly promising and opportunistic new.” He was a brilliant man who to his grave claimed, he knew…show more content…
Drucker saw the necessity in having a very specific and straight forward mission statement, to motivate and promote corresponding action throughout the business. He also as mentioned earlier, saw the effectiveness of promoting shared values and ideas all throughout the company. How to make strong and frequent efforts to conduct meetings, reviews, and training during all of which are reminding people of those values. Keeping objectives simple but straightforward, and all parts of the organization informed is the fast track to success. By not complicating processes, and instead breaking down objectives to their rarest form leaves no room for confusion. Only then will businesses be able to attribute their time and resources in a working manner. Something else Drucker considers an issue. He says that “solving problems can only return the organization to its prior status quo. To achieve results managers must exploit opportunities.” And with clear objectives, and better time management this is possible, I myself would adopt these ideas. Revisiting Drucker’s quote which states, “there is only one valid definition of business purpose: to create a customer,” this is where Drucker wisely zones in on the direct link and the drive of business that is the ability to obtain customers. In the reading it stresses “go where the customers are” using Tesco’s TWIST program as an example. It insists on having your people

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