Product Description The Best of Peter F. Drucker on Non-Profits and the Public SectorPeter F. Drucker's classic and timeless insights on improving effectiveness in the public sector--including government agencies, hospitals, universities, and other nonprofits--are as relevant now as when they were written.In these prescient essays, Drucker explores the merits of proper governance for nonprofits and the public sector by offering advice and guidance on effective business management strategies to help leaders of these organizations better understand, and manage, the complex challenges they face in our volatile world. Public sector leaders will learn how to apply many of Drucker's trusted management practices to nonprofits. In this practical guide, Drucker offers insights on a range of perennial issues:the global economyboard governanceenvironmental challengessuccession planningand other essential management topicsPacked with evergreen advice from the world's most trusted management thinker, Peter F. Drucker on Nonprofits and the Public Sector is regarded as essential reading for all leaders in this sector of the economy. About the Author Peter F. Drucker (1909-2005) is one of the best-known and most widely influential thinkers on the subject of management theory and practice, and his writings contributed to the philosophical and practical foundations of the modern corporation.Often described as "the father of modern management theory," Drucker explored how people are organized across the business, government, and nonprofit sectors of society; he predicted many of the major business developments of the late twentieth century, including privatization and decentralization, the rise of Japan to economic world power, the critical importance of marketing, and the emergence of the information society with its implicit necessity of lifelong learning. In 1959, Drucker coined the term "knowledge worker" and in his later life considered knowledge-worker productivity to be the next frontier of management.Peter Drucker died on November 11, 2005, in Claremont, California. He had four children and six grandchildren.You can find more about Peter F. Drucker at cgu.edu/center/the-drucker-institute.
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