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By William A. Cohen Ph.D.

Hailed as 'a hot and valuable read', ''A classification with Drucker'' brings to existence precious recommendation from the world's maximum philosopher and author on administration. From 1975 to 1979, writer William Cohen studied less than the good Peter Drucker and have become the 1st graduate of his doctoral application. What Drucker taught him actually replaced his lifestyles. In an issue of some years, he was once recommissioned within the Air strength and rose to the rank of significant normal. ultimately, he turned a whole professor, administration advisor, multibook writer, and college president the entire whereas keeping an almost lifelong friendship with the grasp. In ''A classification with Drucker'', Cohen stocks a lot of Drucker's teachings that by no means made it into his numerous books and articles, rules that have been provided to his scholars in school room or casual settings. Cohen expands on Drucker's classes with own anecdotes approximately his teacher's character, loss of pretension, and interactions with scholars and others. He additionally exhibits how Drucker's principles should be utilized to the real-world demanding situations managers face this present day. Enlightening and fascinating, this ebook will allow an individual to realize from the undying knowledge of the inspiring guy himself.

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Note I said PM not AM—these were all evening classes). This didn’t always happen. Early on, I was in a class that went to 11:00 PM and I stayed until the end. But after this, I walked out of his classes that went this late. I’ll have more to say on my walking out on Peter and its consequences in a later chapter. Drucker the Man I think it important for you, the reader, to understand Peter Drucker, the man, and what people thought about him. He was a complex human being. 2 Although his father also taught at a university, the family wealth came from being one of the largest retail furriers in Europe and owning a department store in Vienna.

Before you knew it, he was giving a lecture within a lecture. You might think that this was due to some sort of professorial absentmindedness. qxd 16 ■ 8/7/07 4:09 PM Page 16 A CLASS WITH DRUCKER denly conclude and you would realize that everything tied together. He felt that you needed all this additional information to understand his answer. Peter was not a captivating speaker by his style or manner of speech. In fact, his Viennese accent sometimes detracted from his style, but his content was always right on the money.

These gems might surprise and delight, or could even bore his students on the rare occasions that the topic he selected was perceived as less interesting. In answering a question he might go off in an unexpected direction which seemingly had nothing to do with the question asked. Before you knew it, he was giving a lecture within a lecture. You might think that this was due to some sort of professorial absentmindedness. qxd 16 ■ 8/7/07 4:09 PM Page 16 A CLASS WITH DRUCKER denly conclude and you would realize that everything tied together.

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