To leaders, students and admirers everywhere, he is "the father of modern management" and "the man who invented corporate America." According to Forbes magazine, he is still "the youngest managerial mind" after sixty prolific years of writing, lecturing and consulting. He is Peter F. Drucker, the world's most widely read and influential thinker on business and management. While there have been several books about Peter Drucker and his life, this is the first to present a comprehensive synthesis and in - depth analysis of his works and insights on management. Drawing from over forty years as a student, follower and friend, John E. Flaherty has created a definitive account of Drucker's managerial achievements. An expert on management himself, Flaherty provides readers with a practical overview of Drucker's most important contributions to management and business strategy. He not only captures Drucker's fundamental management concepts and ideas but also shows how these principles have current relevance for today's practitioners.
For those new to Peter Drucker, this essential compendium is a crash course on his most profound discoveries on management, change, entrepreneurial endeavor and executive effectiveness. For those who have read Drucker's extensive writings, this significant volume offers deeper insight into his more novel and far - reaching concepts. Filled with useful summaries and checklists of key lessons, Peter Drucker: Shaping the Managerial Mind distills a lifetime of wisdom and experience for managers and students everywhere.