Peter F. Drucker

1909 - 2005

A Quote by Peter F. Drucker on problems

The critical factor of a problem is the element that has to be changed before anything else can be changed.

Peter F. Drucker (1909 - 2005)

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A Quote by Peter F. Drucker on business, economics, reason, and universe

If a business is to be considered a continuous process, instead of a series of disjointed stop-and-go events, then the economic universe in which a business operates-and all the major events within it-must have rhyme, rhythm, or reason.

Peter F. Drucker (1909 - 2005)

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A Quote by Peter F. Drucker on promotion and risk

Promotion should not be more important than accomplishment, or avoiding instability more important than taking the right risk.

Peter F. Drucker (1909 - 2005)

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A Quote by Peter F. Drucker on adaptability, change, departure, familiarity, survival, and value

During periods of discontinuous, abrupt change, the essence of adaptation involves a keen sensitivity to what should be abandoned - not what should be changed or introduced. A willingness to depart from the familiar has distinct survival value.

Peter F. Drucker (1909 - 2005)

Source: Age of Discontinuity

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A Quote by Peter F. Drucker on future

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The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.

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A Quote by Peter F. Drucker on effort and questions

The Pertinent Question is NOT how to do things right--but how to find the right things to do, and to concentrate resources and efforts on them.

Peter F. Drucker (1909 - 2005)

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A Quote by Peter F. Drucker on commitment, hope, planning, and promises

Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes . . . but no plans.

Peter F. Drucker (1909 - 2005)

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A Quote by Peter F. Drucker on communication

The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said.

Peter F. Drucker (1909 - 2005)

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A Quote by Peter F. Drucker on business, existence, marketing, and money

A business exists because the consumer is willing to pay you his money. You run a business to satisfy the consumer. That isn't marketing. That goes way beyond marketing.

Peter F. Drucker (1909 - 2005)

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