"The Drucker Perspective" Posts

Similar to the likes of Einstein and Sherlock Holmes' reasoning, Drucker's model for consulting clients relied heavily on what he observed and could deduce from reasoning.
Build on Strength, Not Weakness
Published: 2020-03-23
Not knowing one’s strength can inevitably lead to a weakness. As Dr. William Cohen writes, Drucker said if we spend significant time, money, and effort trying to build something when the best we can achieve are only marginal benefits, we are making a major misallocation of our limited resources.
MLA is amazingly powerful for success in many fields. It was used by Einstein in developing the Theory of Relativity, Steve Jobs in producing the personal computer and how politicians including both Obama and Trump win elections against impossible odds.
MLA’s Procedure and Its Future
Published: 2019-11-28
Management is more than analyzing numbers to ensure profitability. Dr. William Cohen discusses, in detail, what it is and how and why Drucker approached management as a liberal art.
Peter Drucker listed 4 essentials required for management as a liberal art, that breakthrough method of management known as MLA. Dr. William Cohen says self-Knowledge is essential to assure success.
Wisdom plays an important part in manager and leader success. Many experts have sought to understand management better. Peter Drucker, the Father of Modern Management simplified it.
MLA emphasizes liberal arts and is superior to using numbers alone for profits and managerial decision-making. And as William Cohen explains MLA is based on Drucker's management theory.
Be a Change Leader
Published: 2019-06-20
Drucker first proved that any organization will eventually fail because of external change, but that same change can be an opportunity to prevent failure.
Millions of managers worldwide have heard of Peter Drucker, the most famous management thinker of all time. But how did he become the man who invented management?
Attitude and Success
Published: 2019-03-18
Drucker believed that if we view something only as an issue which cannot be changed, there may be nothing to be done. It’s not what happens; it’s how we react to any occurrence.
Peter Drucker preached people couldn’t avoid risk, but could manage it.  Dr. William Cohen explains how Drucker taught him to dare the impossible to achieve the extraordinary.
Drucker Marketing
Published: 2018-12-18
Drucker taught that marketing was one of two essential functions for any business. As Drucker moved into closer consideration of non-profits and other types of organizations, he extended this concept to all organizations. In Drucker’s view, marketing should pervade everything in the organization, any organization.
Drucker knew that uncommon commitment was difficult to measure quantitatively, but it was of incalculable value in advancing a career or leading an organization to move ahead. And he knew what it took to get what you want, and to have the level of commitment necessary to reach the top.
It is true that if you expect positive results, you may still not actually achieve them due to circumstances which may be beyond your control. However, it is equally true that if you do not expect to achieve positive results you will probably not get them. Dr. William Cohen breaks down what Drucker says HR professionals can do to ensure success.
Drucker wrote that asking the wrong question, even if you get the right answer to that question, can be worse than not asking any question at all. The way he put it was “it is more important to ask the right question than to get the right answer.”
Professionals fail because they spend more time on office politics than knowing the important things about their teams. Dr. William Cohen delves into the mind of Peter Drucker, known worldwide as “The man who invented management” and explains how leaders can better understand their teams and tap into the collective potential.
Five years before he died, Peter Drucker, known worldwide as “The man who invented management” or the “Father of Modern Management” defined management in his book, The New Realities.
Peter Drucker is known as the “Father of Modern Management. He considered himself a “social ecologist.” Still I don’t think there...