Would you like the Mona Lisa if others didn’t? Would you still think Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony was good? Would you …
Management & Leadership
Bill Gates Is The Richest Man in the World (Again)
The Microsoft founder reclaims his spot on top of Forbes’ billionaires list
The Right and Wrong Way to Handle Success
At a lunch in the early ’90s, Peter Drucker asked Doug Rauch, who would go on to become the president of Trader Joe’s, the following question:
Social Media Is Making You Stupid
But there’s some good news
Soon You’ll Be Able to Order Anything, Exactly How You Want It
So you want a sofa, a three-seater, in green velvet, with no back but two tall armrests. Oh, and you want the armrests to be in the shape of Mimsy, your wheaten terrier. Such customization generally requires small-scale …
Coming Soon to Your Office: Gen Z
As a business consultant and management professor, Peter Drucker observed the attitudes and idiosyncrasies of seven distinct generations: New Worlders, Hard Timers, Good Warriors, the Lucky Few, Baby Boomers, Gen X and even, at …
McDonald’s Needs a ‘Miracle’ Like the Pretzel Bun
Alas, McDonald’s has been out-bunned.
Inside Lenovo’s Next Enormous Gambit
If there was a single piece of advice that Peter Drucker shared more often than any other with corporate executives, it was the need to “slough off yesterday” in order to create tomorrow—which is exactly why he would find …
America Drops Out of the Top 10 Economically Freest Countries
Are you economically free?
How Intel Gets Social Responsibility Just Right
Intel co-founder Andy Grove once noted that some of his fundamental views on running a business were based on reading Peter Drucker’s foundational work, The Practice of Management, 30 or so years after its publication in …
Boss, I Quit. It’s Not You. It’s Me.
What are we to make of the following statistic? According to a survey of 344 U.S. workers conducted by the consulting firm BlessingWhite, the idea that someone’s immediate manager in a company “is the main reason people …
Why Hunky CEOs Make for Hot Stocks
Want to boost your company’s stock price? Hire an attractive CEO. That’s the conclusion University of Wisconson economists Joseph T. Halford and Hung-Chia Hsu came to in a recent paper entitled, “Beauty is Wealth: CEO Appearance …