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Title
Methods for developing a new "theory of the business" - some case examples, 1958-02-27
Creator
Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005
Date Created and/or Issued
1958-02-27
Publication Information
The Drucker Institute
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Drucker Archives
Rights Information
Courtesy of the Nova Southeastern University Archives, http://www.nova.edu/library/dl/. All rights are retained by The Drucker Institute. For permission to use this item, contact The Drucker Institute, https://www.drucker.institute/about/drucker-archives/
Description
This is a report written by Peter Drucker for use by Mel Hurni and the OR&SCS (Operations Research and Synthesis Consulting Service) team. Drucker states that this merely serves the purpose of a "thought starter" to begin to sketch out ways to develop the new "Theory of the Business"; it is not the actual theory. Drucker believes that although mathematics may be "Queen of the Sciences" it is no more than "Handmaiden of OR&S". For this reason, he does not make any attempt to quantify things. This is a sequel to a previous report, titled "Typical Business Problems". This report has handwritten corrections.
Type
text
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
dac01606
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/dac/id/4088
Language
English
Subject
Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005
Mathematics
Business
Operations research
Consultants
Sales
Cargo ships
Design
Logic
Marketing
Manufacturing processes
Engineering
Ford Motor Company
World War II
Autonomy
Risk
Railroads
Banks and banking
Raw materials
Sears, Roebuck and Company
Farms
Development and underdevelopment
Industrialization
Urbanization
Economics
Latin America
Hurni, Melvin L
Theory of the business
Operations Research and Synthesis
Source
Original report: Methods for Developing a New "Theory of the Business" - some case examples, February 27, 1958; Courtesy of the Nova Southeastern University Archives; Box 38; Folder 4 Hurni, M. Correspondence 1954-1959; 39 pages
Relation
Drucker Archives - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/dac

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