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    • The question of profit: to be or not to be

    • Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005; Kimizuka, Yoshirō, 1921-; Japan; Economy and society; Management; General Motors Corporation; Economic development; Capitalism; Banks and banking; Letters; Books; Depreciation; Saving and investment;...
    • A reprint of the Report of Denkitsushin University, volume 16; 1965, entitled, "The Question of Profit: to be or not to be" by Yoshirō Kimizuka. Major contents include: letters to and from Drucker related to the title, and a brief analysis of the...
    • Correspondence from Allan F. Munro to Peter Drucker, 1981-12-14

    • Letters; Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005; Greenwich Research Associates; Meetings; Consultants; Consulting firms; Smith, Rodger F.; Research
    • Allan F. Munro, executive vice president of Greenwich Research Associates, writes Peter Drucker reflecting on the meeting with him. The letter contains notations.
    • Interview with Charles Ellis

    • Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005; Interviews; Ellis, Charles D.; Management consulting; Consulting contracts United States; Greenwich Associates (Firm); Philosophers; Philosophy; General Motors Corporation
    • Charles Ellis is founder of Greenwich Associates, a strategy consulting firm focused on financial institutions. In this interview, Ellis discusses his experiences with Peter Drucker and the consulting work he did for Greenwich Associates over a...
    • Managing the non-profit organization, 2001-12-18

    • Lectures and lecturing; Management; Education; Nonprofit organizations; Charitable giving; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919; Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006; Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
    • During Peter Drucker’s lecture regarding managing the non-profit organization he begins by explaining that it is not part of the professional executive’s job to take part in community activities, although many do. He then discusses how it was...
    • Managing the non-profit organization, 2001-12-15

    • Lectures and lecturing; Management; Education; Nonprofit organizations; Salvation Army; March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation; City of Hope Cancer Research Center
    • During Peter Drucker’s lecture regarding managing the non-profit organization he begins by taking previously prepared questions from the class on topics relating to the course, reading the questions and then giving his answers and advice. The...
    • Managing the non-profit organization, 2001-11-10

    • Lectures and lecturing; Management; Education; Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006; Charities; Charity organization; Nonprofit organizations; Salvation Army; American Heart Association
    • During Peter Drucker’s lecture regarding managing the non-profit organization he discusses the emergence of the social sector, which he believes to be a very recent phenomenon and very different from the traditional charity. He then discusses the...
    • Managing the non-profit organization, 2001-11-30

    • Lectures and lecturing; Management; Education; Charities; Charity organization; Nonprofit organizations; March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation; Salvation Army; China; Missionaries; Jaffa, Harry V.
    • During Peter Drucker’s lecture regarding managing the non-profit organization he discusses the importance of governance and explains that the importance of governance is to be effective and not to be powerful and that its motivating factor is...
    • EMGT 364 the change leader, 2001-02-03

    • Lectures and lecturing; Management; Education; Nonprofit organizations; Report writing; Claremont Colleges; Claremont McKenna College; Public universities and colleges; Private universities and colleges; Single-sex schools; Coeducation;...
    • During Peter Drucker’s lecture regarding the change leader he begins by asking his students to describe their final paper topics with the class. In response several students share their thoughts and Drucker comments and gives them his feedback....
    • EMGT 364 the change leader, 2001-02-10

    • Lectures and lecturing; Management; Education; Six sigma (Quality control standard); Motorola, inc.; Maintenance; Sears, Roebuck and Company; Worthy, James C.
    • During Peter Drucker’s lecture regarding the change leader he begins by discussing his student’s final papers. From there he moves on to talk about what the Japanese call "Kaizen," which means improvement and focusing on systematic improvement...
    • EMGT 364 the change leader, 2001-02-24

    • Lectures and lecturing; Management; Nobel, Alfred Bernhard, 1833-1896; Harvard business review book series; Dynamite; Nicholas Nickelby; Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870; Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931
    • During Peter Drucker’s lecture regarding the change leader he begins by revisiting the previous week’s lecture, which dealt with Alfred Nobel and the invention of dynamite. He goes on to elaborate on why Nobel was able to exploit his success...
    • EMGT 364 the change leader, 2001-02-19

    • Lectures and lecturing; Management; Monopolies; Economists; Nobel, Alfred Bernhard, 1833-1896; Dynamite; Nobel prizes - History; Telephone History; Hosiery, Nylon; Nylon; Rayon; E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company; Education; Sony Corporation; Human...
    • During Peter Drucker’s lecture regarding the change leader he begins by talking about exploiting success. He then shares with the class four different stories and then asks his students to think about how the companies and people in the stories...
    • The effective manager, 1998-05-09

    • Lectures and lecturing; Management; Chrysler automobile - History; Chrysler Corporation; Chrysler, Walter P. (Walter Percy), 1875-1940; DeSoto automobile; Education; Cross, Dolores E.; Chicago State University
    • During Peter Drucker’s lecture regarding the effective manager he begins by discussing what he deems turnaround experts in turnaround situations. He then delves into the history of the Chrysler Company and how Lee Iacocca was able to turn the...
    • Interview with Peter Drucker, 2002-01-17

    • Interviews; Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005; General Electric Company; Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Millhouse), 1913-1994; Peace Corps (U.S.); Borch, Fred J., 1910-; ServiceMaster Foundation; Enron Corp.; Japan; Canada; Cross, Dolores...
    • In this interview Drucker discusses his early work with General Electric in the 1950s, his work with Fred Borch (later CEO of General Electric) and the types of consulting he did for the company. He compares the work he did with GE to his...
    • The changing world economy, 1997-11-06

    • Jonathan Club; Currency; Gold standard; Dollar, American; Retirement age; Knowledge workers; China
    • In this transcript of Peter Drucker’s speech, delivered to the Jonathan Club in 1967, Drucker discusses the changing world economy. He begins by discussing currency and the fluctuating value of the U.S. dollar. He goes on to discuss dropping...
    • Correspondence from James C. Worthy to Peter Drucker, 1985-05-15

    • Control Data Corporation; Nonprofit organizations; Celebrations; Letters
    • James C. Worthy discusses the 25th anniversary celebrations for Control Data Corporation and following the event a special committee was formed in an effort to encourage other businesses' to follow the example of Control Data. Worthy explains that...
    • Correspondence from James C. Worthy to Peter Drucker, 1955-03-03

    • Letters; Worthy, James C.; Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005; Education; Continuing education; Nystrom, Paul H. (Paul Henry), 1878-1969; Schools; Education, Higher; United States; Europe; Teaching; Universities and colleges; College...
    • James C. Worthy writes Peter Drucker thanking him for his talk on "Education for a Free and Responsible Citizenship in Modern Society." Worthy says he found it highly useful in the preparation of his own paper on continuing education. Worthy...
    • Interview with Murray Weidenbaum

    • Interviews; Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005; Education, Humanistic; Verbal ability; Planning
    • Murray Weidenbaum, Honorary Chairman of the Weidenbaum Center and Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor at Washington University (St. Louis, MO), describes Peter Drucker as "a stellar example" of interdisciplinary teaching and thinking....
    • Peter F. Drucker lecture on globalization

    • Automation; Commerce; Globalization; Government competition; Labor Religious aspects Islam; Islam--Economic aspects; Japan--Economic policy; Lectures and lecturing; Quality control; Social values; World Bank
    • Peter Drucker delivers a lecture on globalization, which he refers to as a “psychological phenomenon.” As an example of this, he explains how owning an automobile in China is now considered a necessity instead of a luxury, and that this is...

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