My life as a knowledge worker

Drucker, Peter F.
February 1997
Inc.;Feb97, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p76
Presents an excerpt adapted from the book `Drucker on Asia: The Drucker-Nakauchi Dialogue,' by Peter F. Drucker and Isao Nakauchi. How seven personal experiences helped Peter F. Drucker, a leading management thinker, to grow; Help from Verdi, Phidias, journalism, an Editor-in-chief, a senior partner, the Jesuits and the Calvinists, and Schumpeter.


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