Peter Drucker, author of Managing for Results

Peter Ferdinand Drucker is revered as the father of modern corporate management. He was often called the world's most influential business guru. His thinking transformed corporate management in the latter half of the 20th century.



  • Chose delegates based on a fair and objective assessment of his or her skills and abilities in relation to the requirement of the task

Employee Empowerment: Yin-Yang Strategies

  • Give precise instructions; use simple procedures; show employees how to do something and explain why it is done that way

  • Show how each delegation contributes to organizational goals

  • Clarify expected results

  • Develop together standards of performance; recognize superior performance

  • Discuss problems; answer questions; seek employees' ideas about how to do the job

  • Be supportive; exhibit trust; keep your promises

  • Praise positive achievements in public


  • Don't delegate in a haphazard fashion

  • Don't over-exercise your power; don't try to dominate the delegates; be rather a leader than a mentor

  • Don't criticize employees in front of others

  • Don't overreact to problems or mistakes

  • Don't over-control the performance



Classic Management

5 Main Functions of a Manager

Matsushita's 10 Management Lessons

4 Keys To Great Managers

Decentralization and Delegation

4 Stages of Successful Delegation

Delegation Checkpoints

Employee Empowerment

Empowerment vs. Delegation

Why Employee Empowerment?

4 Principles of Empowerment

10 Steps To Empowerment

Getting Employees Involved: 9 Ways

Balanced Employee Empowerment

Management By Objectives (MBO)

6 Stages of MBO

Setting Objectives

Starting With Yourself

7 Questions To Answer

Managing For Results

Results-based Leadership

8 Perceptions

5 Self-Management Questions

Entrepreneurial Leader

Assess Your Management of Opportunities