Quotes by Peter Drucker

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The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Fare la cosa giusta è più importante che farla bene.
One cannot manage change. One can only be ahead of it.
Efficiency is doing better what is already being done.
Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level.
The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer.
La meilleure façon de prédire l'avenir, c'est de le créer.
Business, that's easily defined - it's other people's money.
Doing the right thing is more important than doing the thing right.
The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.
Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.
La cosa più importante nella comunicazione è capire quello che non viene detto.
Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed.
Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.
La chose la plus importante en communication, c'est d'entendre ce qui n'est pas dit.
The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.
Jedermann weiß, wie sich der Nachfrager zu verhalten hätte, nur der Nachfrager nicht.
There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.
Do not believe that it is very much of an advance to do the unnecessary three times as fast.
Kein Kunde kauft jemals ein Erzeugnis. Er kauft immer das, was das Erzeugnis für ihn leistet.
The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.
The successful person places more attention on doing the right thing rather than doing things right.
Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work with what you've got.
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results, not attributes.
The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer, so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.
Executives owe it to the organization and to their fellow workers not to tolerate nonperforming individuals in important jobs.
Was alle erfolgreichen Menschen miteinander verbindet, ist die Fähigkeit, den Graben zwischen Entschluß und Ausführung äußerst schmal zu halten.
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