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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (102 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Peter F. Drucker Narrator: Erik Synnestvedt Publisher: Recorded Books: Gildan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2008 ISBN: 9781596593046
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With Peter Drucker’s five essential questions and the help of five of today’s thought leaders, this little book will challenge readers to take a close look at the very heart of their organizations and what drives them. A tool for self-assessment and transformation, answering these five questions will fundamentally change the way you work, helping you lead your organization to an exceptional level of performance. Peter Drucker’s five questions are: What is our Mission? with Jim Collins Who is our Customer? with Phil Kotler What does the Customer Value? with Jim Kouzes What are our Results? with Judith Rodin What is our Plan? with V. Kasturi Rangan These essential questions, grounded in Peter Drucker's theories of management, will take readers on a exploration of organizational and personal self-discovery, giving them a means to assess how to be--how to develop quality, character, mind-set, values and courage. The questions lead to action. By asking these questions, readers can focus on why they are doing what they are doing in their work, and how to do it better. Designed for today’s busy professionals, this brief, clear and accessible book will challenge readers to ask these provocative questions and it will stimulate spirited discussions and action within any organization, inspiring positive change and new levels of excellence, helping all to envision the future of theirs' or any organization Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “The Leader to Leader Institute has done a great service in bringing us this monograph. Good leaders come up with answers, but great leaders ask the right questions—and this wonderful work helps all leaders do exactly that.”

    Jim Collins, author, Good to Great 

  • “An amazing resource that can help even the most successful organizations become more successful!”

    Marshall Goldsmith, author, What Got You Here Won't Get You There 

  • “Peter Drucker’s Five Most Important Questions continue to be the indispensable questions an organization must ask itself, regardless of size or sector, if it is determined to be an organization of the future.”

    Kathy Cloninger, CEO, Girl Scouts of the USA 

  • “Nobody, not even Socrates, has ever asked better questions than Peter Drucker. All the personality, all the wisdom is here to make your work dramatically more effective.”

    Bob Buford, author, Halftime and Finishing Well 

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Donny Joseph | 7/22/2013

    " Very informative and provide important guidance and tools to self-assess. 5 most important questions should be asked to any organization is a key to success in any business management. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jim Roots | 10/23/2010

    " Drucker is so good. I'd give this more stars but it's not Drucker. It's an anthology of essays in tribute to his thoughts some stronger than others but bottom line the concepts are timeless. it's short and well worth using these concepts. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Geoffrey | 9/30/2009

    " A simple summary of ideas these authors have expanded elsewhere. A mark of the influence that Druckers thought leadership still has is that these all contributed to revising this book... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ryan Rodriquez | 7/31/2009

    " This is a great little tool for any leader to take a step back and self-evaluate their organization and it's priorities. It's a REALLY quick read and a tool that leaders will have on their bookshelves to reference from time to time. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Eric | 7/16/2009

    " Great, really fast read that's educational for anyone in business for themselves, working at a non-profit organization or working at a large company.

    You can read this in about three hours and you'll learn a lot from Peter Drucker. "

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About the Author
Author Peter F. Drucker

Peter F. Drucker (1909–2005) is considered one of the top management thinkers of his time. A teacher, philosopher, reporter, and consultant, he authored over thirty-five books. His first book, The End of Economic Man, was published in 1939. His other works include Managing the Nonprofit Organization, The Five Most Important Questions You Will Ever Ask about Your Organization, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and many others. Drucker was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by George W. Bush in 2002.

About the Narrator

Erik Synnestvedt has recorded nearly two hundred audiobooks for trade publishers as well as for the Library of Congress Talking Books for the Blind program. They include The Day We Found the Universe by Marcia Bartusiak, A Game as Old as Empire edited by Steven Hiatt, and Twitter Power by Joel Comm.