7 results for tag: Peter Drucker


5 Ways to Build a High-Performing Team

Meshing diverse working styles and personalities harmoniously on a team can be tricky. It takes time to build the right team for the job. But it isn't just about picking the right people. Building an interdependent team means relying on each other's special...
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Culture’s Impact on Successful Change

"Culture eats strategy for breakfast." By now we've all heard that famous quote attributed to Peter Drucker and have come to recognize its validity. To grasp the powerful connection between culture and strategy, think no further than your last change ...
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Why Strategy is Everyone’s Job

Strategy is often thought of as the exclusive preserve of top management, but organizational alignment is impossible without everyone's participation. "The purpose of an organization is to get ordinary people to do extraordinary things," management guru ...
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Are You Prepared for the Digital Tsunami?

In a world where all of your customers carry a super computer in their pockets in the form of a smartphone that they use for virtually all communications needs, all companies must readdress their customer-facing strategy. There is a digital tsunami coming. ...
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Why HR is Losing Culture

Peter Drucker's wisdom is still profoundly important: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast." But what drives culture? Who owns it? Culture is made up of shared vision, values and beliefs, norms, language, stories and narratives, and the people, places, ...
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Effectively Influencing Decision-Makers

"The great majority of people tend to focus downward. They are occupied with efforts rather than results. They worry over what the organization and their superiors 'owe' them and should do for them. And they are conscious above all of the authority they ...
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Doing the Right Things Right: How the Effective Executive Spends Time

As an MBA student, Laura Stack was inspired by Peter Drucker’s classic 1969 book The Effective Executive... but a lot has changed since it was written. While Drucker’s advice on what to do remains brilliant, he didn’t give much detail on the how. In ...
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