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Business has only two functions -- marketing and innovation.
Business
Peter F. Drucker

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Decision making is the specific executive task.
Decisions
Peter F. Drucker

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Education can no longer be the sole property of the state.
Education
Peter F. Drucker

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Efficiency is doing better what is already being done.
Efficiency
Peter F. Drucker

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Everything must degenerate into work if anything is to happen.
Work
Peter F. Drucker

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Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.
Knowledge
Peter F. Drucker

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Management by objective works -- if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don't.
Management
Peter F. Drucker

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Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Leaders and Leadership
Peter F. Drucker

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Meetings are a symptom of bad organization. The fewer meetings the better.
Committees and Meetings
Peter F. Drucker

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My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.
Ask
Peter F. Drucker

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So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
Management
Peter F. Drucker

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Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.
Action
Peter F. Drucker

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The best way to predict the future is to create it.
The future
Peter F. Drucker

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The better a man is the more mistakes he will make for the more things he will try.
Mistakes
Peter F. Drucker

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The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.
Change
Peter F. Drucker

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The honest work of yesterday has lost its social status, its social esteem.
Work
Peter F. Drucker

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The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said.
Communication
Peter F. Drucker

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The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.
Change
Peter F. Drucker

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The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.
Management
Peter F. Drucker

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The purpose of a business is to create a customer.
Business
Peter F. Drucker

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The really important things are said over cocktails and are never done.
Communication
Peter F. Drucker

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The successful person places more attention on doing the right thing rather than doing things right.
Right and Rightness
Peter F. Drucker

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There is an enormous number of managers who have retired on the job.
Management
Peter F. Drucker

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There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.
Mediocrity
Peter F. Drucker

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Time is the scarcest resource of the manager; If it is not managed, nothing else can be managed
Time and Time Management
Peter F. Drucker

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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