Why Managers Still Follow Drucker’s Ideas*

Many famous managers from industry and researchers from academia have passed on since making their names and contributions. Yet while we honor what they have contributed during their careers, many of the techniques and systems they have developed have faded and fallen into disuse. Consider even those once so pervasive that millions of managers in every industry were taught and practiced at least some of the principles of these past contributors. Academics rushed forward to embrace these cutting-...
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