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Transcript of a presentation by Peter Drucker about the work and responsibilities of a CEO. He discusses the history and role of CEOs in different types of institutions. According to Drucker the CEO is responsible for an organization's mission, values, and results. Following the presentation Drucker answers questions from the audience, including what the knowledge worker needs to stay employable, whether you can build a multinational top management, what the board of directors should do to help a CEO do his/her job, and future challenges for the CEO.
Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005 Chief executive officers Management Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 Organization Universities and colleges Automobile industry and trade Banks and banking Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959 Taylor, Frederick Winslow, 1856-1915 Knowledge workers Medical education Learning General Motors Japan London (England) Soviet Union Germany United States World War I World War II
Original CD-R: Drucker Archives; Box 101B, Video Recordings: Peter F. Drucker "A Thoughtful Conversation" Transcription Documents, Part 1, October 1, 2004.