On a recent American Management Association Edgewise Podcast William A. Cohen, author of The Practical Drucker: Applying the Wisdom of the World’s Greatest Management Thinker and Peter Drucker’s first executive Ph.D. graduate, discussed practical ways to apply Drucker’s principles in a modern office setting.
Turning good ideas into good actions.
Peter Drucker is a renowned thought leader in the business world. While his name is synonymous with management theory, sometimes it takes some work to turn that theory into practice. Enter William Cohen, former student and protegee of Peter Drucker himself. His new book, The Practical Drucker, is a guide on how to take Drucker’s idealistic statements and turn them into real management practice.
William A. Cohen, President of the Institute of Leader Arts and The California Institute of Advanced Management,was Drucker’s first executive Ph.D. graduate. He has held executive positions in several companies and served as president of two universities. He is the author of many books, including A Class with Drucker.