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This is a letter from Harold Smiddy to Peter Drucker. Smiddy gives a lengthy and detailed critique on Drucker's article "Management Science or Management Gadget Bag?", which he also calls his "Thinking Ahead" piece, for the Harvard Business Review. Smiddy feels that the point of the article is important and urgent, but needs some clarification. He also fears that it may offend the very people it is trying to help and should, therefore, have some revisions toward a different "flavor".
Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand), 1909-2005 Smiddy, Harold F., 1900-1978 Letters Management science Risk Authorship Management Entrepreneurship Tools Hurni, Melvin L Operations Research and Synthesis Harvard Business Review
Original letter: Letter from Harold F. Smiddy to Peter F. Drucker, September 29, 1958; Courtesy of the Nova Southeastern University Archives; Box 38; Folder 6 Smiddy, H. - Correspondence 1954-1958; 16 pages