Quotes by Peter Drucker

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