A Class with Drucker
The Lost Lessons of the World's Greatest Management Teacher
By (author) William A. Cohen
Class with Drucker by William A. Cohen
Book DescriptionLong considered the world's greatest thinker and writer on management, Peter Drucker's teachings continue to inspire leaders everywhere. From 1975 to 1979, author William Cohen studied under the Great Man and became the first graduate of his doctoral program. What Drucker taught him literally changed his life. In a matter of a few years, he was recommissioned in the Air Force and rose to the rank of major general. Eventually, he became a full professor, management consultant, multibook author, and university president--as well as maintaining a nearly lifelong friendship with the master.In "A Class with Drucker", Cohen shares many of Drucker's teachings that never made it into his countless books and articles, ideas that were offered to his students in classroom or informal settings. Cohen expands on Drucker's lessons with personal anecdotes about his teacher's personality, lack of pretension, and interactions with students and others. He also shows how Drucker's ideas can be applied to the real-world challenges managers face today. Enlightening and intriguing, "A Class with Drucker" will enable anyone to gain from the timeless wisdom of the inspiring man himself.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780814409190
(235mm x 160mm x 25mm)
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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From 1975 to 1979, the author studied under the great Peter Drucker and became the first graduate of his doctoral program. What Drucker taught him changed his life. This title shares many of Drucker's teachings that never made it into his countless books and articles, ideas that were offered to his students in classroom or informal settings.
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Author Biography - William A. Cohen
William A. Cohen, Ph.D. (Pasadena, CA) is an authority on leadership and strategy formulation and deployment. He gives speeches and seminars for the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, the Air War College, the FBI Academy, all four armed services, and corporations from Boeing to The Cheesecake Factory. He is the author of many books including The New Art of the Leader, The Wisdom of the Generals, and How to Make It Big as a Consultant (978-0-8144-7073-2).
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