Drucker on Ideal Management

 “Management” means, in the last analysis, the substitution of thought for brawn and muscle, of knowledge for folklore and superstition, and of cooperation for force. . .

 Peter Drucker, People and Performance

American (Austrian-born) management writer (1909 – 2005)

This is certainly a pleasant sentiment, but my experience has supported a Peter Principle type understanding of management in the real world.

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