Peter Drucker Quotes.
The computer is a moron.
Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed.
Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are, where they need to improve, and where they lack knowledge or information.
My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.
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.
The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.
What gets measured gets managed.
When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course.
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.
Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.
Knowledge is the source of Wealth. Applied to tasks we already know, it becomes Productivity. Applied to tasks that are new, it becomes Innovation.
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
The purpose of an organization is to enable ordinary humans beings to do extraordinary things.
The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.
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.
The key to greatness is to look for people’s potential and spend time developing it.