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Management means, in the last analysis, the substitution of thought for brawn and muscle, of knowledge for folkways and superstition, and of cooperation for force. It means the substitution of responsibility for obedience to rank, and of authority of performance for the authority of rank. Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.
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Peter Drucker

Peter Ferdinand Drucker (November 19, 1909 - November 11, 2005) was a writer, management consultant, and self-described "social ecologist"

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