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"A remarkable book about the economic future of the United States." -- National Review
"By far the most trenchant analysis of a phenomenon that, if the author is correct, may be the key to our economic growth and continued prosperity." -- New Times
"Drucker believes entrepreneurship is not only possible in all institutions, it is essential to their survival. Just how to manage entrepreneurship is what thisnew book is all about." -- Venture
"Far from being dated, Peter Drucker's Innovation and Entrepreneurship has survived the past decade in considerably better shape than many Fortune 500 companies that ignored its lessons...Thoughtful, concise and useful." -- Technology Review
"If you read only one book on management this year make it Innovation and Entrepreneurship by Peter F. Drucker." -- D & B Reports
"Our most enduring commentator on the practice of management and the economic institutions of society." -- Business Week --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
In addition to teaching, Mr. Drucker currently acts as a consultant, specializing in strategy and policy for both businesses and nonprofits, and in the work and organization of top management. He has worked with many of the world's largest corporations and with small and entrepreneurial companies; with nonprofits such as universities, hospitals and community services; and with agencies of the U.S. Government as well as with Free-World governments such as those of Canada and Japan. In the past, Mr. Drucker has variously been economist for an international bank in London; American economist for a group of British and European banks and investment trusts; and American correspondent for a group of British newspapers.
From 1950 to 1971, Mr. Drucker was Professor of Management at the Graduate Business School of New York University which awarded him the university s highest honor, the Presidential Citation in 1969. From 1979 to 1985, he also served as Professorial Lecturer in Oriental Art at Pomona College, one of the Claremont Colleges. He also acted as Professor of Politics and Philosophy at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont.
A prolific writer on subjects relating to society, economics, politics and management, Mr. Drucker has published 30 books which have been translated into more than twenty languages. In addition to his writings on management and economics, he has written an autobiographical book entitled, Adventures of a Bystander, and co-authored Adventures of the Brush; Japanese Paintings. Mr. Drucker has made several series of educational movies based on his management books, and he was an editorial columnist for the Wall Street Journal from 1975 to 1995, and serves as a frequent contributor to magazines.
Mr. Drucker is married and has four children and six grandchildren. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
I enjoyed reading this book, especially because it focuses so much on anecdotes. I definitely understood Drucker's point that innovation and entrepreneurship come out of changes... Read morePublished on Feb. 13 2003 by Denis Benchimol Minev
Drucker has a remarkable ability to deflate any self-styled entrepreneur and "innovator." His book discusses the sources of innovation, concluding rather significantly... Read morePublished on April 8 2000 by Robert David STEELE Vivas
Peter Drucker wrote an excellent book on innovation and management. One of the reasons I really enjoyed the book is that it gave numerous examples of well known companies... Read morePublished on Dec 3 1999 by LC2J (JB)
This book is filled with insights about management. Peter Drucker considers innovation and entrepreneurship to be part of the executive's job. Read morePublished on Dec 2 1999 by Christine Coleman
The writing style is fluid and many industry examples are given to illustrate the author's point. There is a lot of meat in this book which provides a framework for the thought... Read morePublished on Dec 2 1999 by Joshie Cox
The implication of Peter Drucker's thesis is that innovation, in the context of entrepreneurship, can be viewed as a practice or discipline that is accessible to virtually anyone... Read morePublished on Dec 2 1999 by Terry B. Dukatz
Today we live in an Internet/computer connected world where speed is the game. This book helps make sense of this life we live. Read morePublished on March 3 1999
Out of the many books I have read on Entrepreneurship, this book is the best. It is a single source of all the relevant information for the entrepreneur. Read morePublished on July 13 1998