Quotes by Peter Drucker

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