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Peter Drucker lectures about the social sector. During his talk, he discusses: the nonprofit organization as a community organization, the little difference in running a nonprofit and for profit hospital, the emergence of public administration and business administration, the misnomer of the term "nonprofit," the impact of nationalizing British hospitals, the importance of looking at the mission and not just assuming it, the definition of bureaucracy, the various definitions of results for hospitals, mothers as customers for the Girl Scouts, the strength of the March of Dimes in the 1950s, the decision making process, effective people, the effectiveness of General George C. Marshall, Abraham Lincoln’s views on Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War, and focusing on one’s strengths.
Lectures and lecturing Nonprofit organizations Hospitals Management Public administration Business administration Business enterprises Labour Party (Great Britain) Government ownership Physicians Girl Scouts of the United States of America Community organization Red Cross and Red Crescent Decision making AmeriCorps (U.S.) Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959 Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 March of Dimes
DVD: Peter Drucker on the Social Sector; March 21, 2005; Box 83