Peter Drucker

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“Gifted, adventurous people are attracted to discovery and they seek the training that comes with fundamental research.” Photograph: Rafe Swan/Cultura/Getty

‘Innovate or die,” said Peter Drucker, adapting Darwin’s maxim “Adapt or die”. It has become the rallying cry of the 21st century. When every country (...)

Elevated pay ratios have long been justified by the notion that you have to pay for top talent. Photograph: iStock

When it comes to the pay packets of chief executives, how much money is too much? The issue is likely to be the focus of increased attention in the c(...)

Author Jim Collins: “I am at my core a teacher . . . I never started a firm, a big consulting firm, or a training firm, and I keep my own schedule really tightly limited.”

Jim Collins is telling the story of his grandfather, role model and namesake Jimmy Collins, “a truly heroic figure” who was a test pilot in the 1930s (...)

Increasingly sophisticated software tools enable employers to monitor their employees’ activity in granular detail

The phrase “what gets measured gets managed”, widely attributed to the renowned business thinker Peter Drucker, was coined in the last century, when h(...)

Connacht’s Mils Muliaina says Australia were his toughest opponents. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

On the first Wednesday of April I had the good fortune to share a stool in Busker Brownes with many legends of our game, including Mils Muliaina. A hu(...)

Most big charities are now run more like businesses, drawing on the advice of corporate donors and board members.

If you have room left in your 2015 diary, then volunteer. If you feel overwhelmed by work – the main reason people claim they cannot devote time to(...)

Eric Schmidt: the chairman of Google’s new book – co-written with Jonathan Rosenberg – is premised around companies and corporate cultures being built around people they call “smart creatives”. photograph: victor j blue/bloomberg

Can Google’s winning ways be applied to all kinds of businesses? The authors of How Google Works, Eric Schmidt, Google’s former chief executive, and J(...)