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After reading James Worthy's paper on organization structure, Drucker asserts his preference to distinguish managerial autonomy based on an independent business unit, from managerial autonomy created purely by administrative decision.
American Management Association Organization theory Letters Administrative decentralization Managerial autonomy Organization structure
Photocopy of letter: Letter from Peter Drucker to James Worthy, February 25, 1953; Drucker Archives; Box 1 Correspondence: Outgoing A-Z; Folder 1 Outgoing Correspondence, Worthy, Jim, 11-10-52 – 2-25-53; 2 pages