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Peter F. Drucker Quotes
1909 - 2005

"The Founding Father of the Study of Management"
Author and Business Management Theorist

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“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.”
Peter Drucker

Peter Ferdinand Drucker Biography


"The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself." - Peter Drucker

"The best way to predict the future is to create it." - Peter Drucker

"The computer is a moron." - Peter Drucker

"The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity." - Peter Drucker

"The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said." - Peter Drucker

"The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different." - Peter Drucker

"The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager." - Peter Drucker

"The purpose of a business is to create a customer." - Peter Drucker

"There is an enormous number of managers who have retired on the job." - Peter Drucker

"Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed." - Peter Drucker

"Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement." - Peter Drucker

"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." - Peter Drucker

"Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes... but no plans." - Peter Drucker

"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." - Peter Drucker

"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." - Peter Drucker

"When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course." - Peter Drucker

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Peter Ferdinand Drucker
Peter Drucker was an influential business author, strategist, and consultant. His ideas on management, operating large corporations, and leadership have been published in more than thirty books. He was known throughout the business-world as the "father of modern management".

Peter Drucker Quotations
Peter F. Drucker Biography

Books About Peter Drucker

The Definitive Drucker by Edersheim, Elizabeth, (2007)

Drucker: The Man Who Invented the Corporate Society by Tarrant, John C., (1976)

The World According to Peter Drucker by Beatty, Jack, (1998)

Peter Drucker: Shaping the Managerial Mind by Flaherty, John E., (1999)

A Class with Drucker: The lost lessons of the World's greatest management teacher by Cohen, William A., (2008)

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