The changing world of the executive / Peter F. Drucker.

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Main Author: Drucker, Peter F. 1909-2005.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business Press, ©2010.
Series:Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005. Works. 2009.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : a society of organizations
  • pt. I. Executive Agenda
  • 1. Inflation-proofing the company
  • 2. A scorecard for management
  • 3. Helping small businesses cope
  • 4. Is executive pay excessive?
  • 5. On mandatory executive retirement
  • 6. The real duties of a director
  • 7. The information explosion
  • 8. Learning from foreign management
  • pt. II. Business Performance
  • 9. The delusion of profits
  • 10. Aftermath of a go-go decade
  • 11. Managing capital productivity
  • 12. Six durable economic myths
  • 13. Measuring business performance
  • 14. Why customers aren't behaving
  • 15. Good growth and bad growth
  • 16. The "re-industrialization" of America
  • 17. The danger of excessive labor income
  • pt. III. The Non-Profit Sector
  • 18. Managing the non-profit institution
  • 19. Managing the knowledge worker
  • 20. Meaningful government reorganization
  • 21. The decline in unionization
  • 22. The future of health care
  • 23. The professor as featherbedder
  • 24. The schools in 1990
  • pt. People at Work
  • 25. Unmaking the nineteenth century
  • 26. Retirement policy
  • 27. Report on the Class of '68
  • 28. Meaningful unemployment figures
  • 29. Baby-boom problems
  • 30. Planning for redundant workers
  • 31. The job as property right
  • pt. V. The Changing Globe
  • 32. The rise of production sharing
  • 33. Japan's economic policy turn
  • 34. The battle over co-determination
  • 35. A troubled Japanese juggernaut
  • 36. India and appropriate technology
  • 37. Toward a new form of money?
  • 38. How Westernized are the Japanese?
  • 39. Needed: a full-investment budget
  • 40. A return to hard choices
  • A final note : the matter of "business ethics."