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Peter Drucker lectures about the knowledge worker. During his talk, he discusses: caste systems and mobility, Mabel Newcomer and executive background statistics, the organization man of the 1950s, the importance of taking responsibility for oneself, automated teller machines (ATMs) in Japanese 7-Eleven stores, the increase in working life expectancy, the corporation as a center of relationships, the financial support of composers by the nobility, the knee of the curve, personality conflicts due to bad manners or miscommunication, Harland Cleveland and organization size, the suppression of left-handed people in Japan, presidential learning styles, the basic function of the monastery, the importance of knowing oneself as an individual, an incident between General Motors and the United Auto Workers (UAW), and the early values of General Electric.
Lectures and lecturing Knowledge workers Caste Social mobility Newcomer, Mabel, b. 1891 Avery, R. Stanton, 1907- Automated tellers Life span, Productive Composers Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 Learning Monasteries General Motors Corporation Automobile industry workers General Electric Company
Color videocassette: Knowledge Worker #5; ¾ inch VHS cassette; Box 91