Peter Drucker

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Peter Drucker
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Straub.R ‘Honouring the life and works of Peter Drucker’ Emerald Article (Online). Available at: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/drucker/jmh.htm?containerType=Issue&containerId=15002046 (Accessed: 11 February).
Peter Drucker’s management philosophy was, and is still considered to this present day as revolutionary, described as a man ‘Who could see around corners’ Richard Straub briefly discusses how history was a prominent and integral element to all Drucker wrote. The article emphases Drucker’s ambition to shape and influence management theory and practice, he once quoted ‘The best way to predict the future is to create it’. The article outlines not only how Drucker has created management strategies
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This article is useful as it finds flaws in Drucker’s work, but does not discard his contributions completely still recognising his influences in modern day management.

DR. Simon.H ‘Management- beyond the day. Insights from encounters with Peter Drucker’ Drucker society(Online). Available at: http://www.druckersociety.at/files/management-beyond-the-day.pdf (Accessed: 16 February)
As suggested in the title, Simon discusses what he gained through personal encounters with Drucker. The main concept being ‘management fads are deceptive nonsense’ Simon examines how Drucker’s comments and ideas on management still remain prominent and relevant in modern day society underpinning many organisations. Peter Drucker quoted ‘Life can only be understood backwards. But then one forgets the other principle: that it must be lived forwards’ this quote and article will be useful in my writing as they summarise Drucker’s overall attitude and approach to management theory.
Marcia Kurzynski ‘Peter Drucker: modern day Aristotle for the business community’ Journal of Management History Volume: 15 Issue: 4 2009. (Online) Available at: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/search.htm?PHPSESSID=m4o6f14b29icfmjqb0fk4j06u4&st1=aristotle&ct=all (Accessed 28 February)
This paper draws up various links between Peter Drucker and Aristotle which is useful as I am writing about both of them. While Drucker is viewed by many as the most influential thinker of the 21st century, many of his concepts
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