“Management Challenges for the 21st
Century” by Peter F. Drucker
Drucker was a visionary thinker who over the course of a long career as a
writer, teacher, and consultant, authored twenty-six notable books that delved
into the science of management. He passed
away in 2003 at the age of 96 still working and writing and teaching and
defining what he called the Art and Science of Management.
book discusses how the many paradigms of management have, in Drucker’s opinion,
continued to change and challenge our basic assumptions about the practices and
principles of management. Your assignment is to read this book and elaborate on
the “Hot Issues” identified by Dr. Drucker as critical to effective
organizational leadership as we move forward in a dynamic global
environment. What are the realities
…what are the forces that threaten the status quo….and what should we be doing
to meet these challenges.
book is available on-line at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and a most other on-line
used book companies. Amazon seemed to
have the largest inventory. The used
book prices are running from $3 to $10.
paper will be a minimum of seven (7) pages andyou
will use a 12point font (Times Roman), double space, with one inch
margins. It will be due no later than December
6th. All work will be
submitted in class (no e-mail submissions). Late assignments will be subject to