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Managing for Results - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750619073, 9781483105789

Managing for Results

1st Edition

Economic Tasks and Risk-Taking Decisions

Author: Peter F. Drucker
eBook ISBN: 9781483105789
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1964
Page Count: 236
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Managing for Results: Economic Tasks and Risk-taking Decisions is a guidebook for those in management position. The book is comprised of 14 chapters that are organized into three parts. The first part talks about understanding the business; this part covers business realities, revenues, resources, and prospects. Part II discusses the opportunities and needs in economic dimensions of a business. Part III covers the key decision, business strategies, and building up economic performance. The book will be useful to managers, entrepreneurs, and individuals who are exposed to a decision-making situation that has an economic implication.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Task

Part I: Understanding the Business
1. Business Realities
2. The Result Areas
3. Revenues, Resources and Prospects
4. How are We Doing
5. Cost Centers and Cost Structure
6. The Customer is the Business
7. Knowledge is the Business
8. This is Our Business

Part II: Focus on Opportunity
9. Building on Strength
10. Finding Business Potential
11. Making the Future Today

Part III: A Program for Performance
12. The Key Decisions
13. Business Strategies
14. Building Economic Performance into a Business


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1st January 1964
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Peter F. Drucker

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