The Effective Executive is a book that highlights the characteristics of the perfect executive. Through his book, Drucker tells readers that a good executive meticulously does things that others have overlooked, while avoiding all unproductive process. Peter F. Drucker mentions that the qualities needed in an executive are knowledge, imagination, and intelligence, which work in a result-oriented strategy. An executive is judged by his ability to get the right things done. The five traits that Drucker mentions as they key to business effectiveness are, the ability to identify one’s contribution to the business, time management, setting priorities, using the right strategy at the right time, and blending all these factors with efficient decisions. The Effective Executive can come in handy while administering and managing a business, and is the right guide for all professionals.
Peter F. Drucker was born in the year 1909. He called himself a ‘social ecologist’ and was considered to be one of the greatest and influential writers in the field of management. He was also a management consultant for many firms. His books mainly revolve around managing human resources across government, business, and nonprofit organizations. Some of his popular books are- The Practice of Management, Adventures of a Bystander, and Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Workbook. He died on November 11, 2005, at the age of 95.
Outstanding, one should never forget these basics
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14 Feb, 2013
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