Post-Capitalist Society

Peter F. Drucker

Book

Business guru Peter Drucker provides an incisive analysis of the major world transformation taking place, from the Age of Capitalism to the Knowledge Society, and examines the radical affects it will have on society, politics, and business now and in the coming years. This searching and incisive analysis of the major world transformation now taking place shows how it will affect society,economics, business, and politics and explains how we are movingfrom a society based on capital, land, and labor to a society whoseprimary source is knowIedge and whose key structure is theorganization.

Author

Peter F. Drucker

Peter F. Drucker is considered the most influential management thinker ever. The author of more than twenty-five books, his ideas have had an enormous impact on shaping the modern corporation. Drucker passed away in 2005.

 

Reviews

“Breathtaking in scope and insight ... the best treatment yet of how the ‘knowledge soiety’ is changing every aspect of our worldand our lives from geopolitics to the workplace. —Rosabeth Moss KanterHarvard Business School

“His latest may be his best.” —Forbes

“His writings are landmarks for the managerial professional.” —Harvard Business Review

“Most original perceptions -- he raises intriguing and importantquesstions.” —The Economist

“Peter Drucker’s perceptions of the trends and forces at work shaping society today and tomorrow not only fascinate and instruct but may be ignored only at our peril.” —Walter B.Wriston Former Chairman, Citicorp

“The dean of this country’s business and management philosophers.” Wall Street Journal

“The founding father of the science of management.” —Los Angeles Times

“The one-of-a-kind thinker . . . can arrest our attention with observations that flavor the sweep of history.” New York Times Book Review

“This one-of-a-kind thinker...can arrest our attention with observations that flavor the sweep of history.” —Adam SmithNew York Times Business Review