Peter Drucker’s Recommendations for Summer Reading: Five Management Classics

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Bob's blog entries Bloomberg Businessweek Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University Elton Mayo Federalist Papers firm and lasting foundations for principles of management Frederick Winslow Taylor Henri Fayol Industrial and General Administration Peter Drucker Peter Drucker’s Recommendations for Summer Reading: Five Management Classics Rick Wartzman The Human Problems of an Industrial Civilization The Principles of Scientific Management

Leading From Within: Shifting Ego, Ceding Control, and Rising Empathy

Great Leadership By Dan

The shift marks a significant move away from Henri Fayol's autocratic “command-and-control” type management theories and methodologies which have been in vogue since the early 1900s. Guest post from Sophie Wade: Leadership is in the midst of a major makeover.

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Planning Doesn’t Have to Be the Enemy of Agile

Harvard Business Review

Early in the twentieth century Henri Fayol identified the job of managers as to plan, organize, command, coordinate, and control. The Fayol legacy lingers. Jon Feingersh/Getty Images. Planning has long been one of the cornerstones of management.

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The Role of a Manager Has to Change in 5 Key Ways

Harvard Business Review

For almost 100 years, management has been associated with the five basic functions outlined by management theorist Henri Fayol: planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling. pchyburrs/Getty Images.

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