20 Motivational Peter Drucker Quotes on Insight and Motivation

Peter Drucker was an Austrian-born American management guru, consultant, author, and educator. He was a prolific management writer. He invented the concept knows as management by objectives (MBO) and self control. Here are few selected Peter Drucker’s quotes on insight and motivation to get things done:

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  1. “People act as they are being rewarded or punished.” Peter Drucker
  2. “Performing organizations enjoy what they are doing.” Peter Drucker
  3. “Opportunity is where you find it; not where it finds you.” Peter Drucker
  4. “Failure should always be considered a symptom of an innovative opportunity.”  Peter Drucker
  5. “The fear of failure has already permeated the knowledge society.”  Peter Drucker
  6. “Knowledge without skill is unproductive.”  Peter Drucker
  7. “Think globally, and act locally.”  Peter Drucker
  8. “The most important thing is that the person and the assignment fit each other.”  Peter Drucker
  9. “No organization can do better than the people it has.”  Peter Drucker
  10. “Leadership is the lifting of a man’s vision to higher sights.”  Peter Drucker
  11. “The more the organization grows, the more the individual can grow.”  Peter Drucker
  12. “The purpose of an organization is to enable common man to do uncommon things.”  Peter Drucker
  13. “A change is something people do; a fad is what people talk about.” Peter Drucker
  14. “The most effective way to manage change successfully is to create it.”  Peter Drucker
  15. “Management must be built on communications and on individual responsibility.”  Peter Drucker
  16. “Management is about human beings.”  Peter Drucker
  17. “Precisely because change is a constant, the foundations have to be extra strong.”  Peter Drucker
  18. “It’s the abilities, not the disabilities, that count.”  Peter Drucker
  19. “The spirit of the organization is created from the top.”  Peter Drucker
  20. “Exploit the new realities.”  Peter Drucker

“Management is about human beings.”— Peter Drucker

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