American Management Association; Organization theory; Letters
After reading James Worthy's paper on organization structure, Drucker asserts his preference to distinguish managerial autonomy based on an independent business unit, from managerial autonomy created purely by administrative decision.
Drucker congratulates James Worthy on the publication of Big Business and Free Men. Drucker also mentions that he is working on a series of articles that he would like Worthy to view. Contains Drucker's original signature.
Claremont (Calif.); Claremont Graduate School; Consultants; Japan; San Francisco (Calif.); Letters
Drucker sends his best wishes to James Worthy, and his wife, Millie, on their new home. He informs them that he moved to Claremont, California a year and a half ago and is now a professor at Claremont Graduate School. Drucker also updates them on...
Authorship; Education - Curricula; Letters; Worthy, James C.; Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005
Drucker agrees with James Worthy's curriculum and believes that the splintering of management learning is senseless. Drucker also states he is working on a book and congratulates Worthy on his "retirement." Contains Drucker's original signature.
Kellogg School of Management; Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.); Wood, Robert E. (Robert Elkington), 1879-1969; Letters; Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005; Worthy, James C.
James Worthy, now a professor at Northwestern University, is congratulated by Drucker on his new position. Drucker also states that he enjoyed Worthy's paper on General Wood and his approach to management. Signed Peter F. Drucker (d.d.).
Authors and publishers; Copy editing; Manuscript preparation (Authorship); Letters
Drucker thanks James Worthy for his manuscript and encourages him to find a first-rate copy editor and publisher. He suggests contacting Ann Adelman as a possible copy editor. Contains Drucker's original signature.
Authors and publishers; Kantrow, Alan M., 1947-; Public relations consultants; Wall Street journal; Letters
Drucker feels he is not the right person to write on a subject he is not the inventor of in the Wall Street Journal. He also suggests that James Worthy contact Alan Kantrow, a senior editor, at the Harvard Business Review, to get Worthy's article...
New York University. Graduate School of Business Administration; Scheduling; Letters
Drucker is delighted that James Worthy will share the platform with him on his second seminar day at New York University's graduate business school. Drucker also lists his itinerary. Contains Drucker's original signature.
Competition; Computers; Control Data Corporation; International Business Machines Corporation; Japan; Letters
Drucker tells James Worthy he is impressed with the prospectus for the Alpha Center for Public/Private Initiatives, Inc., but declines to take part in any capacity of it, because he is very busy. On a different matter, Drucker claims that Control...
Personal health; Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management; Political campaigns; Letters
Drucker is delighted to hear that James Worthy's operation was successful and states his own health issues. He also mentions he would like to know how Worthy's daughter, Joan, is doing in her election campaign and lets Worthy know the board of his...
Authors and publishers; Authorship; Letters; University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). Press
Drucker asks if James Worthy's daughter, Joan, has won re-election and delights at the news that the University of Illinois Press wants to publish Worthy's papers. Drucker states he is beginning a new book which will primarily be about emerging...
Congresses and conventions; Letters; Social organization
Drucker is unhappy that he will not be able to attend a symposium honoring James Worthy' work and career in person. He goes on to say that he has known Worthy for more than forty years and that Worthy was the first person to point out the...