Why Peter Drucker’s Writing Still Feels So Relevant

Harvard Business

The upper middle classes of turn-of-the-century Vienna emphasized education, culture, art, music, historical consciousness, urbanity, and international openness, and Drucker learned from an astonishing array of his contemporaries — in his memoirs, Adventures of a Bystander, he recalls his acquaintances with luminaries like Buckminster Fuller, the physicist, and Marshall McLuhan, the communication scientist who popularized the phrase “global village.”