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Technology, Management And Society; Essays
In this volume, Drucker has collected twelve essays on technology and management and their relationship to, and interaction with, human society. In these essays, the reader is able to grasp and savour some of the essential ideas and philosophy that have been expanded into Drucker's various books.
(first published December 1st 1977)
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An interesting collection of essays mostly about the history of technology and management in Drucker's time. A lot of what he says with regard to that role seems to have happened, in particular in the relation between employees and upper management, and the psychology of communication in the enterprise. He has a standard view with regards to technology v.s science, that the one preceded the other up into the 19th century when science became the driver and led to the big research laboratories in ...more
Peter Ferdinand Drucker was a writer, management consultant and university professor. His writing focused on management-related literature. Peter Drucker made famous the term knowledge worker and is thought to have unknowingly ushered in the knowledge economy, which effectively challenges Karl Marx's world-view of the political economy. George Orwell credits Peter Drucker as one of the only ...more