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This is side A of the second tape from the annual Drucker Symposium of 1979. Dale Zand is the moderator, and William Guth is a guest speaker. In this section, Guth finishes his talk on strategic planning. He discusses a study about the trend toward diversification of fortune 500 companies, and how diversification related to a firms current business is more effective. Then Drucker and Guth answer audience questions about the limits of growth, risks and problems involved in setting objectives, and strategic planning for the future of the energy segment after nuclear incident.
Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005 Zand, Dale E Guth, William D New York University. Graduate School of Business Administration Diversification in industry Risk Management Free enterprise Strategic planning Sales Resource allocation Investments Consolidation and merger of corporations Markets Technology International Business Machines Corporation Xerox Corporation Executives Business Management by objectives Profit Energy Nuclear energy Innovation Annual Drucker Symposium
Cassette tape: 1979 Peter Drucker Symposium Day 1, Tape 2, side a; 1979-04-17; Box 68, audio recordings - cassette tapes