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Peter Drucker Effective Executive Epub


Management books usually deal with managing other people. The subject of this book is managing oneself for effectiveness. That one can truly manage other people is by no means adequately proven. But one can always manage oneself. Indeed, executives who do not manage themselves for effectiveness cannot possibly expect to manage their associates and subordinates. Management is largely by example. Executives who do not know how to make themselves effective in their own job and work set the wrong example.




peter drucker effective executive epub



To be effective is the job of the executive. To effect and to execute are, after all, near-synonyms. Whether he works in a business or in a hospital, in a government agency or in a labor union, in a university or in the army, the executive is, first of all, expected to get the right things done. And this is simply that he is expected to be effective.


In this summary, you will find information explaining how to make decisions as an effective executive and how to stand behind them. You properly assign your power and when to use it and most importantly, you learn that time is the most valuable asset you have and how to use it correctly.Besides, effective executives support their team by ensuring successful communication and the improvement of employee skills. This results in everyone being successful.if(typeof ez_ad_units!='undefined')ez_ad_units.push([[580,400],'goodbooksummary_com-medrectangle-3','ezslot_1',105,'0','0']);__ez_fad_position('div-gpt-ad-goodbooksummary_com-medrectangle-3-0');Buy this book from Amazon


Think of an executive you praise. Do you think this person is talented as if they were born for their job?In reality, we are not born as effective executives but become effective executives. So you can be one too.if(typeof ez_ad_units!='undefined')ez_ad_units.push([[300,250],'goodbooksummary_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_3',106,'0','0']);__ez_fad_position('div-gpt-ad-goodbooksummary_com-medrectangle-4-0');Begin with setting yourself up. Management is not to change other people, but to be a role model for others.An efficient manager knows well what should be, how ideas turn into action, and how to develop a sense of responsibility and accountability in an entire corporation.


This article includes a one-page preview that quickly summarizes the key ideas and provides an overview of how the concepts work in practice along with suggestions for further reading.An effective executive does not need to be a leader in the typical sense of the word. Peter Drucker, the author of more than two dozen HBR articles, says some of the best business and nonprofit CEOs he has worked with over his 65-year consulting career were not stereotypical leaders. They ranged from extroverted to nearly reclusive, from easygoing to controlling, from generous to parsimonious. What made them all effective is that they followed the same eight practices: They asked, "What needs to be done?" and "What is right for the enterprise?" They developed action plans. They took responsibility for decisions and for communicating. They were focused on opportunities rather than problems. They ran productive meetings. And they thought and said "we" rather than "I." The first two practices provided them with the knowledge they needed. The next four helped them convert this knowledge into effective action, for knowledge is useless to executives until it has been translated into deeds. The last two ensured that the whole organization felt responsible and accountable. Effective executives know that they have authority only because they have the trust of the organization. This means they must think of the needs and opportunities of the organization before they think of their own. The author also suggests a ninth practice that's so important, he elevates it to the level of a rule: Listen first, speak last. Effectiveness is a discipline. And, like every discipline, it can be learned and must be earned.


Intelligence, imagination, and knowledge may all be wasted in an executive job without the acquired habits of mind that mold them into results.Drucker identifies five practices essential to business effectiveness that can, and must, be learned:


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