This Day in Business History: Happy Birthday, Peter Drucker!

Drucker5789November 19, 1909:¬†Peter Drucker, widely considered the inventor of of management, was born on this day in 1909. He described himself as a “social ecologist,” and wrote 39 books and numerous articles on how humans interact and communicate with each other. In 2002, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Source: The Drucker Institute

 

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