Technology, Management and Society

By Peter Drucker

© 1986 – Routledge

194 pages

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pub: 1986-05-01
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About the Book

In this volume Drucker has collected twelve essays on technology and management and their relationship to, and interaction with, human society. In these essays the reader is able to grasp and savour some of the essential ideas and philosophy that have been expanded into Drucker's various books.


In this volume Drucker has collected twelve essays on technology and management and their relationship to, and interaction with, human society. In these essays the reader is able to grasp and savour some of the essential ideas and philosophy that have been expanded into Drucker's various books.

Table of Contents

Information, Communications and Understanding; Management's New Role; Work and Tools; Technological Trends in the Twentieth Century; Technology and Society in the Twentieth Century; The Once and Future Manager; The First Technological Revolution and Its Lessons; Long-range Planning; Business Objectives and Survival Needs; The Manager and the Moron; The Technological Revolution: Notes on the Relationship of Technology, Science and Culture; Can Management Ever Be a Science?.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS041000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management
POL026000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Regional Planning