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Expositional statements by Peter F. Drucker exploring the managing process. Drucker uses The Rasumofsky Company as a case study. The head of the company, Ferninand Bullock, who was largely responsible for Rasumofsky's success, died of a heart attack, leaving the company without a successor. Moreover, Bullock's subordinates were dependent on his guidance as a strong leader of the company, so Rasumofsky could not successfully continue without his guidance. The prompt asks readers to consider what the company can do, and to suggest management theories and/or practices in order to address Rasumofsky's dilemma.