Peter F. Drucker Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old peter f. drucker quotes, peter f. drucker sayings, and peter f. drucker proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.     

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Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans.     

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In every success story, you will find someone who has made a courageous decision.     

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The best way to predict the future is to create it.     

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Doing the right thing is more important than doing the thing right.     

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People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.     

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There is only one ethics, one set of rules of morality, one code: That of individual behavior in which the same rules apply to everyone alike.     

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Quality in a product or service is not what the supplier puts in. It is what the customer gets out and is willing to pay for. A product is not quality because it is hard to make and costs a lot of money, as manufacturers typically believe. This is incompetence. Customers pay only for what is of use to them and gives them value. Nothing else constitutes quality.     

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This defines entrepreneur and entrepreneurship - the entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.     

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Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.     

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The successful person places more attention on doing the right thing rather than doing things right.     

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No one learns as much about a subject as one who is forced to teach it.     

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Teamwork is neither good nor desirable.It is a fact. Wherever people work together or play together they do so as a team. Which team to use for what purpose is a crucial, difficult and risky decision that is even harder to unmake. Managements have yet to learn how to make it.     

Peter F. Drucker

In every success story, you will find someone who has made a courageous decision.     

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A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.     

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Strategy is a commodity, execution is an art.     

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Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.     

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Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship...the act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.     

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This defines entrepreneur and entrepreneurship - the entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.     

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Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans.     

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If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.     

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Concentration is the key to economic results. No other principles of effectiveness is violated as constantly today as the basic principle of concentration.     

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Concentration is the key to results. No other principles of effectiveness is violated as constantly today as the basic principle of concentration.     

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The real achiever does one thing at a time.     

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Replace your pursuit of success with the pursuit of contribution.     

Peter F. Drucker