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Motivational Peter Drucker Quotes And Sayings

Peter Drucker Quotes:- Peter Drucker (November 19, 1909 – November 11, 2005) was an Austrian-born American management consultant, educator, and author, whose writings contributed to the philosophical and practical foundations of the modern business corporation.

He was also a leader in the development of management education, he invented the concept known as management by objectives and self-control, and he has been described as “the founder of modern management”.

Inspirational Peter Drucker Quotes And Sayings

“There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.”-Peter Drucker

Inspirational Peter Drucker Quotes And Sayings

“Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.”-Peter Drucker


“The most efficient way to produce anything is to bring together under one management as many as possible of the activities needed to turn out the product.”-Peter Drucker


“The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.”-Peter Drucker

“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”-Peter Drucker


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


“Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results, not attributes.”-Peter Drucker


“Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done.”-Peter Drucker


“Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level.”-Peter Drucker


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

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


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


“Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.”-Peter Drucker


“Management by objectives works – if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don’t.”-Peter Drucker


“The new information technology… Internet and e-mail… have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.”-Peter Drucker


“Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.”-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


“No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings.”-Peter Drucker


“Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work with what you’ve got.”-Peter Drucker


“Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.”-Peter Drucker


“Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.”-Peter Drucker

“My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.”-Peter Drucker


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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


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


“So much of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to work.”-Peter Drucker


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


“A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.”-Peter Drucker


“Suppliers and especially manufacturers have market power because they have information about a product or a service that the customer does not and cannot have, and does not need if he can trust the brand. This explains the profitability of brands.”-Peter Drucker


“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.”-Peter Drucker


“Most discussions of decision making assume that only senior executives make decisions or that only senior executives’ decisions matter. This is a dangerous mistake.”-Peter Drucker


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

“Executives owe it to the organization and to their fellow workers not to tolerate nonperforming individuals in important jobs.”-Peter Drucker


“Never mind your happiness; do your duty.”-Peter Drucker


“Few companies that installed computers to reduce the employment of clerks have realized their expectations… They now need more, and more expensive clerks even though they call them ‘operators’ or ‘programmers.”-Peter Drucker


“Accept the fact that we have to treat almost anybody as a volunteer.”-Peter Drucker

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