103 Total Quotes

Peter Drucker Quotes

Peter Drucker
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Peter Drucker
#American Businessman

Peter Drucker
The really important things are said over cocktails and are never done.
Peter Drucker
#Communication

Peter Drucker
Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.
Peter Drucker
#American Businessman

Peter Drucker
There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.
Peter Drucker
#American Businessman

Peter Drucker
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
Peter Drucker
#American Businessman #Hard Work

Peter Drucker
Efficiency is doing better what is already being done.
Peter Drucker
#American Businessman #Efficiency

Peter Drucker
Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.
Peter Drucker
#American Businessman #Efficiency

Peter Drucker
Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision
Peter Drucker
#Business

Peter Drucker
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
Peter Drucker
#Authority #American Businessman

Peter Drucker
The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.
Peter Drucker
#American Businessman #Marketing

Peter Drucker
The new information technology... Internet and e-mail... have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.
Peter Drucker
#American Businessman #Information

Peter Drucker
We can say with certainty - or 90% probability - that the new industries that are about to be born will have nothing to do with information.
Peter Drucker
#American Businessman #Certainty

Peter Drucker
Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window.
Peter Drucker
#American Businessman #Country

Peter Drucker
Knowledge workers are neither farmers nor labor nor business; they are employees of organizations.
Peter Drucker
#Business

Peter Drucker
There is only one ethics, one set of rules of morality, one code: That of individual behavior in which the same rules apply to everyone alike.
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#Behavior

Peter Drucker
Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work with what you've got.
Peter Drucker
#American Businessman

Peter Drucker
Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.
Peter Drucker
#American Businessman #Knowledge

Peter Drucker
Quality in a product or service is not what the supplier puts in. It is what the customer gets out and is willing to pay for. A product is not quality because it is hard to make and costs a lot of money, as manufacturers typically believe. This is incompetence. Customers pay only for what is of use to them and gives them value. Nothing else constitutes quality.
Peter Drucker
#Quality

Peter Drucker
Executives owe it to the organization and to their fellow workers not to tolerate nonperforming individuals in important jobs.
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#American Businessman #Jobs

Peter Drucker
Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.
Peter Drucker
#Action